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  • Makes 12
  • 35 minutes
  • Difficulty Medium
  • 10 Ingredients

42 Comments

A great way to get some extra veggies into your little one’s diet.


Ingredients (makes 12 Cupcakes)

  • 1cup pureed pumpkin
  • 1/2cup pureed squash
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon concentrated natural vanilla extract
  • 2/14 cups plain flour (I use wholemeal)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup organic dark chocolate chips

Method

  1. Pre heat oven to 180;℃ Grease a 12 cup muffin tin or line with cup cake papers.
  2. Add pumpkin, squash, sugar, water, coconut oil and vanilla to a large mixing bowl, beat until well blended.
  3. Now add flour, baking soda, salt and chocolate chips and mix until completely combined. Divide into muffin tray or cup cake wrappers and bake in oven for 20 - 25 minutes until lightly brown and spring back when touched lightly.
  4. Turn into a wire rack to cool.

Notes

I don't ice these as they are yummy enough as they are.

  • What an amazing great to sneak in veggies!

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  • Maybe add grated beetroot, carrot or zucchini would be great additions to these

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  • I love hidden veg recipes :)

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  • I would dull down the veggies a bit

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  • those sneaky little vege additions

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  • Thank you for this. A great way of adding extra veggies to their diet. Still will not pass the food police at school, so keeping this for non school times.

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  • Interesting combination of ingredients, savoury and sweet

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  • Im tempted to make a recipe lile this but always hold back im curious to see..

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  • Wow i love that it is homemade and has veggies in it who would have imagined a combination sounds lovely

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  • sounds yum. Love the hidden veg.

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  • Love love ❤️ these. Love the list of ingredients. Love the addition of veggies with choc chips. The kids won’t be able to resist and no idea they’re eating veggies

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  • jeepers, you are an inventive cook – and looking after your children’s health too!

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  • what a tricky little way to get vegies in! thanks for sharing!

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  • Anything that hides something good is always a good thing. My grand daughter will love these as anything with the shape of muffins/patty cakes are cakes to her. No matter what is in them.

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  • What a great idea. I’m definitely going to mane these for all my kids.

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