CHOCOLATE QUINOA CUPCAKES

BY Ceres Organics

gluten-free   

Ready in 40 minutes | Serves 12


Ingredients

FOR THE CUPCAKES

140g Organic Quinoa Flour

50g Organic Quinoa Flakes

½ teaspoon Organic Psyllium Husk (to bind)

150g Organic Golden Sugar

40g Cacao Powder

4 teaspoons Supernatural Foods Raising Powder (baking powder)

70g Organic Brazil Nuts (chopped)

1 free-range egg

200ml Rice Dream Original Enriched

100ml Organic Safflower Oil

FOR THE ICING

1½ cups Organic Icing Sugar

2 tablespoons Cacao Powder

20g butter (melted)

Method

Preheat oven to 200°C. Put cupcake paper in muffin pan.

Combine all dry ingredients, except salt, in a bowl.

Beat together the egg, salt, rice milk and oil. Add the liquid mixture to the dry ingredients and stir only until combined (expect the batter to be lumpy). Fill cupcake paper to the brim.

Bake for 20-25 minutes. Allow to cool before removing from muffin pan.

Make chocolate icing by mixing all ingredients with 3 tablespoons of boiling water until smooth. Spread over cupcakes.