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Chocolate cupcakes

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these scrumptious cupcakes. Soft and chocolatey, this dessert is sugar- and gluten-free.



½ cup almond flour
¾ baking powder
⅛ teaspoon salt
½ unsweetened cocoa
3 packets of stevia
5 teaspoons coconut oil
½ cup plain applesauce
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract


8 oz mascarpone cheese
1 tablespoon butter
⅓ cup heavy whipping cream
1 packet stevia
2–3 ripe strawberries


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Prepare cupcake tray with liners.
  2. Mix coconut oil, applesauce, eggs and vanilla extract in a large bowl.
  3. When thoroughly mixed, add in dry ingredients. Stir until texture is smooth.
  4. Pour mixture into cupcake liners.
  5. Bake for about 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  6. To make frosting, use an electric mixer to beat the whipping cream.
  7. Add in mascarpone, butter, stevia and minced strawberries. For a smoother texture, run the strawberries through a food processor or blender.