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Vegan Pumpkin Cupcakes With Maple Frosting

by Rachel Gaewski featured in Vegan Cupcakes 4 Ways

Inspired by lovingitvegan.com

Ingredients

for 12 cupcakes

Cupcakes

  • ¾ cup
    organic dark brown sugar (165 g)
  • ¼ cup
    refined coconut oil, solid (50 g)
  • 1 ¾ cups
    all-purpose flour (220 g)
  • 1 teaspoon
    baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon
    baking powder
  • 3 teaspoons
    pumpkin spice
  • ½ teaspoon
    cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon
    vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon
    salt
  • 1 teaspoon
    lemon zest
  • 1 cup
    pumpkin puree (230 g)
  • ½ cup
    unsweetened almond milk (120 mL)

Frosting

  • 1 ½ cups
    vegan butter, 3 sticks (340 g)
  • 2 cups
    powdered sugar (240 g)
  • 3 tablespoons
    maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons
    vanilla extract

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Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin or line with paper liners.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the brown sugar and coconut oil with an electric hand mixer until smooth.
  4. Add the flour, baking soda, baking powder, pumpkin spice, cinnamon, vanilla, salt, lemon zest, pumpkin puree, and almond milk, and stir with a rubber spatula until well combined.
  5. Use an ice cream scoop to fill each muffin cup about ¾ of the way.
  6. Bake for 20- 25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center of a cupcake comes out clean.
  7. Make the frosting: In a large bowl, cream the vegan butter with an electric hand mixer until smooth. Sift in half the powdered sugar and continue to beat. Sift in the rest of the powdered sugar and beat again.
  8. Fold in the maple syrup and vanilla with a rubber spatula until well combined.
  9. Fold a piece of tape around the one of the bottom corners of a large zip-top bag. Then cut a ¼ inch slit along one edge of the corner.
  10. Put the zip-top bag in a tall glass and scoop a good amount of frosting into the bag. Squeeze all of the frosting toward the taped corner of the bag.
  11. Decorate the cupcakes by frosting small loops resembling petals on top.
  12. Enjoy!
 

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