Jumbo Frosted Pumpkin Cupcakes!

O my god, I saw these on FitnessRx for Women and I am GOING to make these! They look absolutely scrumptious! Greek God’s Honey Yogurt would be delicious as frosting on these:

Jumbo Frosted Pumpkin Cupcakes!

Scrumptious, can’t wait to sink my teeth into one of these!

“JUMBO FROSTED PUMPKIN CUPCAKES”

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup canned pure pumpkin
  •  1 small banana, mashed
  • 2 TB unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 TB avocado
  • 3 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 TB pumpkin pie spice (or substitute with 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. nutmeg, 1/4 tsp. ginger)
  • 3 TB granulated stevia (or your favorite sweetener)
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

Frosting:

  • 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1/4 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 3 TB granulated stevia (or your favorite sweetener)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

How to Prepare:

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2. Put a baking cup into each mold in a six-cup jumbo muffin pan. Set aside.
  • 3. In a large mixing bowl, blend pumpkin, banana, applesauce, avocado, egg whites, and vanilla until smooth and fluffy. Add whole wheat flour, baking powder, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, stevia, and salt and mix until a smooth batter is formed.
  • 4. Evenly scoop the batter into each of the six cups and bake in the oven for approximately 30 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center of the cupcake comes out clean and the tops are golden brown.
  • 5. While the cupcakes are in the oven, put frosting ingredients into a mixing bowl and whip until the frosting is smooth and fluffy. Set aside. 6. Remove cupcakes from oven and let cool on a wire rack. Once cool, frost each cupcake and… Enjoy!”

~Jess ♥

 

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