Protein Cupcakes

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Protein Cupcakes

At VADE, we love desserts and we love protein. SO, what better way to enjoy them both other than protein-packed cupcakes?! Try out this recipe and enjoy a yummy cupcake that is loaded with protein. You won't regret it! 

Ingredients

Batter:

  • 2 scoops VADE protein powder
  • 1/2C all purpose flour
  • 1/4C coconut flour
  • 3/4C milk/milk alternative
  • 1/4C light butter
  • 1/2C FF greek yogurt
  • 1-2 TSP vanilla
  • 1 TBSP sprinkles (optional)
  • 1 TSP salt

 Frosting

  • 3oz FF cream cheese
  • 1/4 C FF greek yogurt
  • 1 scoop VADE protein powder
  • 1 TBSP confetti sprinkles (optional)
  • 2-3 drops food coloring of choice (optional)

Directions

Batter:

  1. Mix cream cheese, vanilla, butter and greek yogurt in a bowl until creamy.
  2. Add in the milk/milk alternative and mix until well blended with the other ingredients.
  3. Mix all of the dry ingredients in a separate bowl.
  4. Little-by-little, add the dry ingredients to the wet bowl and mix after each time.
  5. Mix all ingredients until a smooth and creamy texture is reached.
  6. Pour ingredients into cupcake pans and pop them into the oven @350 for 20-25 minutes.

 Frosting:

  1. Mix cream cheese and greek yogurt in a bowl until creamy.
  2. Add in the protein powder and mix until well combined.
  3. Add in the rest of the ingredients and continue to mix.
  4. Set aside until cupcakes are finished and then top your cupcakes off with this yummy frosting!
  5. Enjoy! :)

When you decide to try this recipe, take a picture and tag us in your post. We would love to see your tasty treats! :)


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