February 15, 2010

Healthy Mama: Strawberry Soda Cupcakes


This week's recipe is equal parts fun & healthy, and perfectly pink for your Valentine. And really, can't everything in life be solved with a cupcake in hand? And if this isn't inspiration enough, check out these amazing cupcake liners

Cupcake Ingredients:
{based off a recipe by fabulous k}
- 1 box of strawberry cake mix
- 1 1/3 cups strawberry soda (this will be used instead of water)
- 2 eggs
- 1/3 cup organic apple sauce
Beat all ingredients and pour into mini cupcake tins 1/4" from the top. Bake as directed and let cool before applying frosting:

Frosting Ingredients:
{recipe courtesy of Tone it Up}
- 1 cup light cream cheese
- 2 tbsp plain LF Greek yogurt
- 2tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 1/4 cup stevia powder
- fresh raspberries
Beat first 5 ingredients and then crush raspberries into the mix to make the frosting pink. Apply to cupcakes and have fun decorating!

9 comments:

Juliana said...

Angela-These look so yummy and I love your Valentines pictures!! So cute. I took some great pictures with my son, but need to post them. Are you on facebook? Look me up honey! Juliana M King

Annie said...

i keep hearing about this recipe, i have to make these! they look and sound delicious!!

The Wilson's said...

These look absolutely delicious! Thanks for all these great recipes:)

April said...

These sound soooo yummy!!!

~ Kelly Ann ♥ said...

This sounds sooo yummy! I will have to try this-
Thxs for posting!


Kelly Ann

Kate said...

Yum! These look delish!

Where do you find your healthy recipes?

I love to bake, but unfortunately, I have a sweet tooth and I eat the baked goods ALL DAY LONG! I could definitely do with some healthier recipes!

Also, what is stevia powder?

Brenda said...

Thanks for sharing. I am on the hunt for yummy organic sweets for me and my little girls. I just can't seem to escape the sweets.

Summer said...

Healthy & Sweet???? Please come to my house and bake them for me! =) I can't bake to save my life.

And while you're here you can teach me organization! =)

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