Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Naturally Coloured Coconut Vanilla Icing
For the Muffins:
- 2 Cups Bob Red Mills 1-2-1 baking flour
- ½ Cup coconut sugar
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp organic vanilla extract
- 2.5 Tbsp Cinnamon
- 1 tsp fresh nutmeg
- 2 tsp pumpkin spice
- 4 ripe bananas
- 1 cup unsweetened canned pumpkin
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- ¾ cup olive oil
- 4 free range eggs
- pinch of sea salt
- 1 tsp coconut oil (to grease the muffin tin)
For the Icing:
- 2 cups coconut butter
- 1 tsp vanilla powder
- ½ cup cold unsweetened coconut or almond milk
- ½ cup coconut icing sugar
- 1 tsp Chai turmeric powder from Botanica (for yellow icing)
- 1 tsp Matcha powder (for green icing)
- 1 tsp Beet powder from Nature’s Restore (for red icing)
- 1 tsp Dunaliella Salina powder (for orange icing)
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit
- Grease a regular size muffin tin with coconut oil
- In large bowl add all dry ingredients (flour, sugar, baking powder and soda, cinnamon, pumpkin spice, sea salt, nutmeg) and mix well.
- Add almond milk, olive oil and eggs and whisk in well.
- Add pumpkin and bananas and mix well.
- Distribute mixture to muffin tin and bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
- In a large bowl with a mixer OR a high speed blender add coconut butter, vanilla and milk of choice and blend well until smooth and creamy.
- Add coconut icing sugar and mix well. Adjust to your taste.
- Divide the icing into four separate bowls one for each color of icing
- Combine 1 tsp of powder of choice (depending on color desired) and mix well into the icing.
- Ice the top of your cupcakes with the colors of fall!
- Makes about 16 regular size muffins or 48 mini muffins.
- *Note if you use a mini muffin tin baking time is 30 minutes instead of 45.
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