Neat Recipe – Will You Be My Vegan Valentine Cupcakes

Egg-free Coconut Cupcakes!   Vegan ~ Egg Free
1 cup + 2 tablespoons coconut milk
1 tablespoon neat egg
1 teaspoon vinegar
1/2 cup vegan butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 cup shredded, unsweetened coconutIn a small bowl, mix together milk and vinegar, let sit 5 minutes. Add the neat egg and mix well. In a mixing bowl with an electric mixer, combine milk mixture, vegan butter, sugar and vanilla until creamy.

In a separate bowl, mix together remaining dry ingredients. Gradually add the dry mix to the wet ingredients until well blended but do not over mix. Preheat oven to 350 and line a cupcake pan with 12 paper liners. Spoon the batter into the liners until they are 3/4 full.  Bake 20-25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Coconut Frosting:
1/2 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut
3 Tablespoons canned coconut cream
3 Tablespoons coconut oil, melted
3 Tablespoons vegan butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups powdered sugar

1-2 drops pink or red food coloring, optional

Sprinkles, optionalWhip all ingredients except sprinkles together until smooth.  Refrigerate for just a few minutes, if the frosting is too runny.  Spread the frosting on each cupcake, top with sprinkles, and share with your sweetie!

Serve with a cup of Kaffree Roma, a caffeine-free coffee alternative made with all-natural ingredients!

Happy Valentine’s Day!