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Mojito cupcakes

  • Vegetarian Diet

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  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Mojito cupcakes

Method

For the cupcakes

  • Preheat the oven to 170ο C (340ο F) set to fan.
  • In a mixer’s bowl add the butter, the brown sugar, and beat with the paddle attachment at high speed, for 2-3 minutes, until fluffy.
  • Add the eggs, salt, the vanilla extract, the rum, the flour, the lime zest and juice, the mint finely chopped, and beat for a few seconds until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • Transfer to a pastry bag and fill a 12-cup muffin pan, where you have already placed cupcake liners.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes. Remove and let them cool well.

For the frosting

  • In a mixer’s bowl add the icing sugar, the butter, and beat with the paddle attachment for 1 minute until the mixture is fluffy.
  • Add the mint, the lime zest, and beat for a few seconds. 
  • Transfer to a pastry bag with a star tip and decorate the cupcakes. If your mixture is too runny, refrigerate it until firm.
  • Serve with lime zest and mint.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

459
Calories (kcal)
23 %

Calories

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.

25.0
Total Fat (g)
36 %

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.

9.6
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.

54.0
Total Carbs (g)
21 %

Carbohydrates

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.

41.0
Sugars (g)
46 %

Sugars

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.

3.6
Protein (g)
7 %

Protein

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.

0.7
Fibre (g)
3 %

Fibers

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.

0.26
Sodium (g)
4 %

Salt

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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