Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes

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  • Ready Time: 25 mins
  • Prep Time: 5-10 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
Level: Easy
I love dreaming up healthy ways of showering your sweet with sweets. So, still rolling with the Valentines theme, I think these Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes are gorgeous gems to celebrate a day of love!

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup of coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon of almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup of agave nectar
  • 1 cup of almond milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup of organic raspberry preserves
  • 2 1/2 cups of almond flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda

Tools

  • cupcake pan & liner
  • 2 mixing bowls
  • whisk
  • spatula
  • measuring cups & spoon
  • wooden spoon

Directions

  1. In a medium mixing bowl combine all dry ingredients
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine all wet ingredients (except for raspberry preserves)
  3. Add dry ingredients into wet and mix well.
  4. Fill cupcake tins to the halfway mark with batter, spoon 1 tsp raspberry preserves into center of batter, top with more batter until cupcake tin is 3/4 way full. Bake @ 325° for 20 minutes

Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

I made a super simple lemon cream cheese frosting for this:

  1. Whip 8 oz organic cream cheese with juice and zest of 1 lemon, 1/2 cup agave nectar.
  2. Whip in enough almond milk to reach desired consistency.
Abra Pappa
About Abra Pappa, Health and Wellness Expert

Abra is a wellness expert that has inspired thousands of people to reach their health and weight loss goals through whole, natural food and mindful lifestyle shifts. Her food philosophy is simple; keep it real, keep it simple, and it sure as heck better be delicious!

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