Citrus Chocolate CupcakesMy mom and I first tried these moist chocolaty cupcakes at her health club’s annual…
Citrus Chocolate Cupcakes
1/2 cup orange juice 1/3 cup water 3 tablespoons canola oil 1 tablespoon white vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup baking cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips 1-1/2 teaspoons confectioners’ sugar
In a small bowl, beat the orange juice, water, oil, vinegar and vanilla.
In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into orange juice mixture until blended.
Stir in chocolate chips.
Coat muffin cups with cooking spray or use paper liners; fill half full with batter.
Bake at 375° for 13-16 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
Just before serving, sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar.
Nutrition Facts 1 each:
- 155 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 204mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
Diabetic exchanges; 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.