Chocolate Banana “Cupcakes”

Makes 12

By Sarah Gilks

 

Ingredients

1 ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
¼ cup organic coconut sugar
2 egg whites (or 1 egg)
2 ripe bananas, mashed
1 tsp baking soda
2 tbsps hot water
½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
1 ½ cups old fashioned oats, ground into flour
½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tbsp mini dark chocolate chips (optional)

 

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

 

Mix applesauce and coconut sugar together

 

Blend in egg whites (or 1 egg) and mashed banana

 

Dissolve baking soda in hot water and add

 

Combine dry ingredients and stir into other mixture

 

Add chocolate chips


Bake for 20 mins or until toothpick comes out clean. These “cupcakes” don’t need icing ~ you’re sweet enough already!!

 

Nutritional Info (per cupcake):

Cals: 104; Carbs: 22 g; Fats: 3 g; Protein: 2 g; Sugar: 10 g

 

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