These super cute chocolate cupcakes look just like little potted plants! They make a great party dish, plus their wholesome ingredients will make them a hit with the whole family!

CHOCOLATE CUPCAKE INGREDIENTS 

  • 1 1/2 cups almond meal
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 organic eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup almond or coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

METHOD 

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC). 
  2. Lin a muffin tray with cupcake liners or line your mini terracotta pots with parchment paper. 
  3. Mix together all ingredients in a large bowl and spoon evenly between cupcake liners. 
  4. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes, or until mixture springs back when gently touched. 

CHOC AVOCADO FROSTING 

  • 1 avocado
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 2 tbsp coconut milk

METHOD 

  1. Place all ingredients in the blender or food processor and mix until well combined and fluffy. 

MINT DIRT CRUMBLE 

  • 2 tbsp cacao nibs or dark chocolate shavings 
  • 1 drop peppermint oil (food grade) 
  • Fresh mint to garnish 

METHOD 

  1. Crush cacao nib or dark chocolate shavings with peppermint oil and sprinkle over cupcakes. 
  2. Garnish with fresh mint leaves.