Desserts

Paleo Hostess-Style Cupcakes

A super scrumptious Paleo version of the loved Hostess Cupcake.

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FOR THE CUPCAKES:
2 cups Almond Flour (Bob's Red Mill)
1/4 cup Cocoa Powder
6 Squares (1.5 ounces) of Baker's Unsweetened Chocolate
1/2 cup Coconut Milk (Full Fat)
1/2 cup Honey
2 Eggs
1 tablespoon Vanilla Extract
1 1/2 tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar
1 teaspoon Baking Soda
FOR THE FILLING:
1/3 cup Spectrum Organic Vegetable Shortening
3 tablespoons Honey (light in color)
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract (Clear if possible for light filling color)
3 tablespoons + 1 tsp Egg White Powder (Hoosier Hill Farm). Plain Egg White Protein Powder is also acceptable.
1 tablespoon + 2 tsp Arrowroot Powder
1 tablespoon Coconut Cream (From the cream that rises to the top of the can)
1/8 teaspoon Salt
FOR THE GANACHE:
1 cup Coconut Milk, Full Fat (Goya)
4 Ounces Baker's Unsweetened Chocolate (16 squares)
1/4 cup Honey
1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees In a large mixing bowl, whisk together almond flour and cocoa powder. In a separate microwave safe bowl, melt just 6 squares of Baker's chocolate in the microwave at 30 second...
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Nutritions

Calories
509

Sodium
607mg
25% DV

Fat
20g
31% DV

Protein
10g
20% DV

Carbs
76g
25% DV

Fiber
5g
22% DV

Low-and-slow baked baby back ribs feature a zesty dry rub, sweet and tangy barbecue sauce, and tender, fall-off-the-bone meat! There's no need to tend to a grill or a smoker, because the oven does all of the work. Serve the southern oven baked baby back ribs alongside coleslaw, cornbread, collard greens or mac and cheese for an easy dinner that the whole family will love!

Dry Rub:
1 c brown sugar
1/3 c smoked paprika
1/4 c kosher salt
8 t chili powder
8 t onion powder
8 t garlic powder
Ribs:
2 racks baby back ribs ( about 3.5 lbs. total )
1 c bbq dry rub
bbq sauce ( for basting and serving )
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  • Adjust the oven rack to the middle position. Preheat the oven to 300° F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together the ingredients for the dry rub. Set...
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Nutritions

Calories
772

Sodium
11524mg
480% DV

Fat
27g
43% DV

Protein
37g
75% DV

Carbs
95g
32% DV

Fiber
5g
22% DV