Beet-Red Velvet Cupcakes
This nutritious snack is filled with essential vitamins and minerals without losing that delicious red velvet flavor.
Beet Cream Cheese Frosting (Optional)
Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a large bowl, sift and combine dry ingredients: all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
In a separate bowl, combine wet ingredients: eggs, low-fat milk, honey, oil, roasted beet, and vanilla extract.
Slowly add the dry ingredients into the wet and mix.
Pour about 1/3 cup of the mixture into lined muffin tins and bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool completely before adding frosting.
Beet Cream Cheese Frosting
Place all the ingredients in a mixer and beat on medium to high speed until fluffy.
Spread on cupcakes and serve with a cup of low-fat milk.
Serving Size 1 cupcake
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 171
- Calories from Fat 8
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 6.3g10%
- Saturated Fat 0.7g4%
- Cholesterol 27mg9%
- Sodium 150mg7%
- Potassium 156mg5%
- Total Carbohydrate 25.7g9%
- Dietary Fiber 0.7g3%
- Sugars 11.6g
- Protein 3.49g7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Average cost/serving: $0.16
Note: The cost are an estimated calculation and are subject to variation depending on the time of year and your location.
Adapted from: Weelicious.com