Raspberry Lime Cupcakes With Lime Icing

Ingredients

1 cup soy milk
1 teaspoon apple vinegar
1/2 cup sugar
cup oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon lime extract
1 1/4 cups Bob Mills Whole Wheat White Flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon + ⅛ baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup agave nectar
Lime Icing
8 ounces tub of Tofutti vegan cream cheese, at room temperature
1 teaspoon lime extract
1 tablespoon lime zest
1/2 lime, juiced

Preparation

1
Raspberry Puree
2
In a food processor, blend raspberries. Press puree through a sieve to separate seeds from puree. Makes 1/2 cup raspberry puree. Add agave nectar and mix well.
3
Cupcake Mix
4
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Add cupcake liners to a muffin tone with a dozen spots plus a Pyrex muffin cup.
5
In a medium bowl, mix soy milk and apple cider vinegar and let sit for 5 minutes for mixture to curdle.
6
Add sugar, oil, vanilla and almond extract, and raspberry puree and blend well.
7
In a small bowl, mix dry ingredients. Slowly add the dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix well.
8
Pour cupcake batter into muffin tins and place in oven.
9
Bake for 20 minutes. Let cool for 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare icing.
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Lime Icing
11
Blend and mix 2 cups powdered sugar, lime juice and Tofutti with an immersion or hand mixer until well combined. Add lime zest and mix again.
12
After cupcakes have cooled, cut the center of each baked cupcake. (Do not cut all the way down to the base of cupcake, just a little past the middle section) Add 1/2 tablespoon of icing in each center. Cover each cupcake with the cut out cupcake portion. There should not be too much a gap but should fit right into the cupcake.
13
You will have leftover icing. Add 1/2 cup more of powdered sugar and 2 1/2 Tablespoons of the vegetable shortening and blend with immersion blender. Let the icing sit for an hour.
14
Ice each cupcake with a knife or by slowly spooning icing of the top portion of cupcake. Decorate with the lime zest.
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Best when consumed the first day, otherwise refrigerate in covered container.

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About

This is an original and one of a kind recipe inspired by some leftover raspberry puree asking to be used in a creative form. A nice spring or summer treat for friends or family or even a party!

Yield:

13 cupcakes

Added:

Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 9:30pm

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