•2 ½ cups flour
•½ cup oil
•1 stick of butter, melted
•½ cup apple sauce
•1 ¾ cup sugar
•4.5 tsp egg replacer (mixed with 6 tbsp warm water)
•2 tbsp flaxseed meal, optional
•8 tbsp carob powder
•1 tsp vanilla
•1 ¼ cup milk or water*
•1 tsp salt
•1.5 tsp baking soda
•2 tbsp powder sugar to sprinkle the cupcakes
1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake pans with paper liners.
2.Combine all ingredients into large mixing bowl. Mix at low speed for 30 seconds, and scrape bowl. Mix at high speed for 3 minutes.
3. *Cupcakes taste more fluffy if milk is used.
4.Fill liners 2/3 full of batter. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pans then remove from pan, and place on wire racks to cool completely. Sprinkle powder sugar on top.
Makes 12 medium size cupcakes and 24 small size cupcakes
By Madhavi Devi dasi