IP Recipe: Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes

Ideal Protein Recipe: Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes

lemon poppy seed cupcakesWho says you have to skip dessert on the Ideal Protein diet? This recipe for Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and keep you on track.

Ingredients:

Frosting:
1 Ideal Protein lemon pudding mix
1 tbsp Walden Farms marshmallow fluff
4 oz water

Cupcake:
1 Ideal Protein crepe/pancake mix
1 egg white
2 oz water
1/8 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp poppy seeds
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp lemon zest
6 drops liquid stevia

Directions:

The frosting recipe: Blend the water and W.F. Marshmallow fluff. Add the I.P. pudding mix and blend again. For a smooth, fluffier texture, use an immersion blender. Refrigerate. (Can be done the night before)

The cupcake recipe: Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray 4 cavities of your nonstick cupcake pan well with nonstick spray (if using paper baking cups, spray those too). Whisk egg white until frothy (not a meringue). Mix the I.P. pancake mix, the baking powder, the baking soda. Add the additional ingredients. Divide batter evenly among 4 cupcake cavities. Bake for 11 minutes in preheated oven. Remove and let cupcakes cool on a baking rack. Frost the cooled cupcakes with frosting mixture. Garnish with additional lemon zest if desired.

** Serving size is 2 cupcakes for an I.P. Meal.  Serves 2.

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