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Skinny Chocolate Frosted Cupcakes

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 12
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65% less sat fat • 46% fewer calories • 67% less fat than the original recipe. Serving a healthy dessert at your next party? Let them eat cupcakes!

Ingredients

Cupcakes

1 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2/3
cup granulated sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup fat-free (skim) milk
1/3
cup unsalted butter or no-trans-fat 68% vegetable oil spread stick, softened
2
teaspoons vanilla
3
egg whites

Frosting

1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
2
tablespoons unsalted butter or no-trans-fat 68% vegetable oil spread stick, softened
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
to 3 tablespoons fat-free (skim) milk

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat all cupcake ingredients except egg whites with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds; beat on medium speed 1 minute.
  • 3 Add egg whites; beat on medium speed 1 minute. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 4 Bake 28 to 32 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and tops just begin to brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 5 In medium bowl, mix powdered sugar, cocoa, 2 tablespoons butter, 2 teaspoons vanilla and 1 tablespoon of the milk with electric mixer on low speed. Gradually beat in just enough of remaining milk to make frosting smooth and spreadable. Spread frosting over cupcakes.

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