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February: Cauliflower + Chocolate

Chocolate Quinoa Cupcakes

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Ready In: 40 minutes

Chocolate Quinoa Cupcakes

2 cups cooked quinoa (cooled, and fluffed up)

4 eggs

3/4 c. olive oil

1 c. cocoa powder

1/2 t. baking soda

Top with whipping cream: 2 cups of very cold whipping cream, 3 T. Confectioners sugar, 2 T. cocoa powder, 1/2 t. coriander, 1 t. vanilla

1/3 cup coconut milk

1 t. vanilla

1-1/2 c. sugar

1-1/2 t. baking powder

1/2 t. sea salt


In a blender, combine quinoa, eggs, milk, vanilla, olive oil, sugar, and cocoa powder and mix.


Transfer to a mixing bowl and add baking powder, baking soda, and salt and mix together.


Once the batter is blended, pour into greased cupcake tins or 2 round cake pans.


Bake at 350-degrees for 20-35 minutes (depending on the pan you choose).


Prepare whipping cream by grabbing a metal bowl and combining the ingredients listed above. Whip until peaks form (about 3-5 minutes). Spoon over cupcakes once they have cooled.


Edible Education tip: You won’t believe these delicious cupcakes are made with quinoa! This is a party pleaser every time, and the perfect recipe for all of the chocoholics you love.