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Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes

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Quick Facts

Servings: 12
Applesauce adds moisture and replaces fat in these rich-tasting chocolate cupcakes. Double the recipe and freeze the extras.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups unbleached flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350F (175C).
  • In a medium bowl, mix together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • In another bowl, combine applesauce, egg whites, oil and vanilla; beat until blended. Add flour mixture to applesauce mixture and stir just until evenly moistened. Stir in chocolate chips. Spoon the batter into 12 paper-lined muffin tins.
  • Bake for approximately 25 minutes until centers spring back when lightly pressed. Cool cupcakes on a rack.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 227
  Calories from Fat 62 (27%)
(12%)Total Fat 8g
(10%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(7%)Sodium 179mg
(3%)Potassium 121mg
Total Carbohydrate 40g
(12%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 17g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(7%)Protein 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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