Special Chocolate Green Tea Cupcakes w/ Mascarpone Frosting


1 1/2 cups unbleached nutri flour blend

1 cup sugar

1/3 cup baking cocoa

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 eggs

1/2 cup cold brewed green tea

1/2 cup canola oil

3 teaspoons rice wine vinegar

3 teaspoons vanilla extract

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl, whisk and aerate the dry ingredients: flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients: eggs, green tea, oil, vinegar and vanilla.

  2. Add wet to dry ingredients; mix well.

  3. Fill paper-lined muffin cups three-quarters full.

  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean but crumbs are moist.

  5. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool.

Mascarpone Frosting

3 tbsp butter softened

1 cup mascarpone

2 cups confectioner’s sugar

Beat butter and mascarpone in small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy; gradually beat in sifted icing sugar.

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