Clean Black Forest Cupcakes that will make your skin glow?! Let’s bake!

Delicious chocolate red velvet cupcakes that are secretly healthy?! Full of protein, omega 3’s, vitamin C and antioxidants, these sweet treats make your tummy happy and give your skin that healthy glow! My whole family had no idea they were the traditional sugar filled treats 😉

Low in refined carbs, sugar free, gluten free, healthy fats and paleo


    100g almond meal
    40g LSA flour (find at woolies, it’s cheap!)
  • 240g beetroot grated with skin (skins of veggies contain so many nutrients!)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1tsp vanilla essence
  • Pinch of salt (Himalayan!)
  • 4 tbsp cacao or cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp Butter or coconut oil
  • 1tsp baking powder (gluten free)
  • 100g frozen cherries (only $4 for 500g at Coles and Woolies!)

1. Preheat oven 160 degrees Celsius

2. Line a muffin pan with 12 cupcake patties

3. Mix all ingredients except cherries in a bowl; may need to use hands…may have to lick hands after mmmm

4. Stir in frozen cherries

5. Pour in cupcake patties 1/2-3/4 filled, should make 12….unless you ate too much batter hehe

6. Bake for around 35minutes until cooked through, use a skewer to check if baked through!

7. Leave out to cool

8. Once cooled completely, top with frosting and chocolate dipped cherries (recipes below)

Chocolate Ganache Frosting

  • 200g dark chocolate chopped
  • 200g coconut milk full fat
    1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1bsp coconut oil

1. On a low to medium heat setting, heat coconut cream, oil and vanilla in a saucepan until just starts to boil

2. Take saucepan off the heat and add in chopped chocolate

3. Leave to sit for around 10 mins so chocolate gets melted by the hot cream

4. Stir slowly until mixed together

5. Pipe the Ganache on cups or use a knife to make a thick frosting

6. Top each with two chocolate dipped cherries

Chocolate dipped cherries

  • 24 cherries with stems in
  • 100g dark chocolate

1. Melt the chocolate in a microwave safe bowl in 30 second intervals and dip the cherries, set on baking paper

Enjoy x


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