Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Easily the Best, Easy Vegan Chocolate Cupcake Recipe with Icing (Favorite Recipe)

Darling Recipe, vegan, easy

One of the absolute best vegan recipes on this website, these vegan cupcakes will have you reminiscing on birthdays and parties. This dessert is so very easy to make and it’s awesome for when you need to make a dessert last minute.

Makes: 12 Cupcakes
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 18 Minutes

Nutrition Info Per Serving
Carbs: 46g
Protein: 4g
Fat: 17g
Calories: 349

Ingredients:

Batter:

1 ¼ cup all-purpose flour
⅓ cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
1 tsp baking soda
pinch of salt
1 cup warm water
1 cup cane sugar
⅓ cup vegan butter, melted
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp vanilla extract

Icing:

1 ½ cups cocoa powder, unsweetened
½ cup coconut oil, melted
¾ cup maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Begin by preheating the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cupcake pan with 12 cupcake liners and set it aside. 
  2. In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt and whisk it.
  3. In another medium bowl, whisk water, butter, sugar, lemon juice, and vanilla extract.
  4. Add the wet to the dry ingredients and whisk to form a batter.
  5. Pour the batter and distribute it between the 12 cupcake liners evenly. Bake the cupcakes for 18 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. 
  6. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely.
  7. When the cupcakes are fully cooled down, make the icing by whisking together all of the icing ingredients in a small bowl until smooth.

Spread the icing on the cupcakes, serve, and enjoy! 

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