POPSUGAR Celebrity

Oct 25 2012 - 8:27pm

Chocolate Sesame Cupcakes

Ingredients

  1. 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  2. 1 cup whole wheat flour
  3. 1/2 cup ground sesame (or ground walnuts)
  4. 2 tablespoons ground flaxseeds
  5. 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  6. 1 teaspoon baking powder
  7. 1 teaspoon salt
  8. 2 eggs
  9. 3/4 cup warm water
  10. 3/4 cup buttermilk
  11. 3 tablespoons canola oil
  12. 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  13. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  14. 1 tablespoon white sesame for decoration

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Prepare muffin tray with cupcake liners.
  3. Sift together the cocoa powder, flour, flaxseeds, sesame, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  4. In another bowl, mix together the eggs, warm water, buttermilk, oil, brown sugar, and vanilla until well blended and smooth.
  5. Slowly add the flour mixture into the egg mixture and mix well.
  6. Fill each muffin cup 2/3 full with the batter, then sprinkle each with a bit of sesame.
  7. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, and let cool.
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