Ginger-Orange Cupcakes

Posted: March 12, 2016 in Recipes
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These cupcakes are moist and sweet, with a warming ginger and zesty orange.

Ingredients (Cupcakes)

  • 2 tablespoons ground chia seeds, 6 tablespoons water
  • 2¼ cups flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
  • 1½ teaspoons dried ginger
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ cup honey
  • ⅓ cup coconut oil, melted
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • Spiced Date Icing (see below)
  • 2 tablespoons orange zest

Ingredients (Spiced Date Icing)

  • 1 cup medjool dates, pitted
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ginger
  • 2 tablespoons orange zest
  • ⅛ teaspoon Himalayan pink salt

Preparation (Cupcakes)

1. Preheat oven to 170°C and line a muffin pan with paper or silicone liners.

2. Mix ground chia seeds and add water. Set aside to for 5 minutes to make chia eggs.

3. Mix flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, ginger, and cinnamon together in a large bowl.

4. In a small bowl, mix honey, melted coconut oil, milk, chia eggs, and vanilla.

5. Add the wet mixture to the dry mixture and mix until incorporated.

6. Spoon mixture into muffin liners until ¾ full and bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

7. Let cool for 30 minutes and ice with Spiced Date Icing (see below) and sprinkle with orange zest.

Preparation (Spiced Date Icing)

Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender and process until smooth.

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