My hard work is finally starting to pay off, especially with all the good things that are coming my way recently. One of them is that I got a promotion a month ago at work, yay! I can’t think of any other way to celebrate the good news than with a nice chocolate cupcake 🙂
I haven’t baked any treats for a while, especially cupcakes, so the ingredients that I had on hand were really limited. Luckily, I came across this recipe from Divine Sustenance, and I happened to have a majority of the ingredients in my kitchen!
I made a few small changes to the recipe, namely the egg whites because I coincidentally finished my egg whites this morning, so I used a chia seed & water in place of the egg whites. With every teaspoon of chia seed you use, add in two tablespoons of water. Let it sit for a few minutes then mix for about 20 seconds before adding it to your mixture.
Baked for 35 minutes at 350 F and the result:
Delicious, moist chocolate cupcake!
I normally find coconut flour too drying, but not with these cupcakes! They are so chocolatey and not at all too sweet.
Sorry this is such a short post! It’s really quite a last minute decision to do some baking… I was actually trying to prep my meals for the next day but I ended up baking some treats instead. Oops…
Happy Baking! 🙂
When the boyfriend and I first started watching Game of Thrones, the show was already in its third season, so last year, we spent a good couple of weekends doing nothing but watch Game of Thrones in our pajamas, while eating pasta and salad. Those days were so awesome we decided to do it again when the 4th season came out. The wait was long and gruesome, but we made it through and had our marathon yesterday (sans pasta and salad because the boyfriend left it at his place).
Maybe I was hungry, but watching season 4 made me a little hungry. All the talk of pigeon pie and LEMON CAKES made me want to run into the kitchen to do some baking! Initially, I had my heart set on baking some of Sansa’s favorite, lemon cakes, but most of the recipes require coconut oil, something I can’t tolerate very well, so right now I am still on the hunt for the perfect recipe. For now, I will have to bake something else: Honey cakes!
Although it’s not the same as lemon cakes, honey cakes still sound like something they might eat in Game of Thrones… or maybe even Harry Potter right? Oh well, who cares, I have my heart set on making some sweet cakes 🙂
To make, all you will need is some: almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, honey, olive oil, eggs and almond milk. Pretty simple right?
The results? GOOD!
To be honest, I was a bit apprehensive about adding the EVOO, especially after the disastrous batch of cheese puffs *shudders*, but much to my surprise, these tasted pretty good! I was just doing a quick taste test but I ended up eating a cake, and I’m tempted to eat another one, but I will resist!
Happy Baking! 🙂