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Snowball cupcakes

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.


For the cupcakes

  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the butter, the sugar, and beat with the whisk attachment at high speed, for 3-4 minutes, until the mixture is fluffy.
  • Then, add the egg, vanilla, milk, and beat until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • In a bowl, add the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt, and mix with a spoon.
  • Add the solid ingredients into the mixer’s bowl and beat until homogenized. Add the zest, the white couverture finely chopped, and beat for a few seconds.
  • Place the cupcake liners into a 6-cup muffin pan and fill with the mixture.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes. Let them cool well.

For the snowballs

  • Place a pot over medium heat, add the sugar, water, glucose, and mix with a spoon.
  • Let the mixture boil and reach the temperature of 150ο C (300ο F). Then, remove from the heat, let it cool and reach the 120ο C (250ο F).
  • Take a special silicone mold with 6 semi-sphere cavities and place it, flipped over, onto a baking pan. Spray with olive spay, and spread the mixture from the pot.
  • Allow 2-3 minutes for the mixture to stabilize and with a 7 cm cookie cutter, cut around the cavities.
  • Take the snowballs out of the cavities and set aside.

To assemble

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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
31 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
23 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
48 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
44 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
113 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
10 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
7 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
10 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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