Chocolate Cupcakes with Coconut Frosting
Looking for a way to jump on the "cupcake" trend but don't want all those preservatives, sugar, bad fats and carbs in your diet? Try these raw, uncooked "Chocolate Cupcakes with Coconut Frosting" made with only raw ingredients that contribute to your health rather than destroy it.
Recipe type: Dessert, Snacks and Treats
Cuisine: Worldwide
  • 1½ cups walnuts
  • 1 cup dates (soaked 30 minutes and drained)
  • ½ cup coconut oil (warmly until liquid)
  • ½ cup cocoa or cacao powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 1½ cups desiccated (or fresh) coconut
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ cup coconut oil (warmed until liquid)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • mint or peppermint essence
  • water as needed
  1. Place walnuts and dates into food processor and blend until a sticky dough is formed.
  2. Add cocoa, coconut oil and vanilla and process again until well combined.
  3. Press mixture into silicone cupcake molds and place in fridge to firm up.
  1. Place all ingredients in food processor and blend until a dough like paste is formed adding a little water a tablespoon at time to allow mixture to become thick and creamy.
  2. Place frosting in fridge for a few hours to firm up or in freezer for an hour then place on top of chocolate base and decorate with coconut flakes.
Recipe by Carolyn Hansen Fitness at