Go On, Just Try and Resist This Protein Cupcake Topped with Cookie Dough Instead of Frosting

Go On, Just Try and Resist This Protein Cupcake Topped with Cookie Dough Instead of Frosting



WHAT WOULD YOU SAY IF I TOLD YOU THAT YOU COULD PUT NO-BAKE COOKIE DOUGH ON YOUR CUPCAKES INSTEAD OF FROSTING?

 

I KNOW. IT LOOKS SO “DARK SIDE”…BUT IT’S FULL OF PROTEIN?! IT’S LIKE, HOW DO YOU EVEN KNOW WHAT’S GOOD AND WHAT’S BAD ANYMORE?

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BUT THESE CUPCAKES ARE RISING TO THE CHALLENGE.

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SCRAPING OFF THE IDEA THAT CUPCAKES HAVE TO BE BAD FOR YOU…

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AND BRINGING BALANCE TO BAKED GOODS.

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HERE’S A VIDEO SHOWING YOU HOW TO BECOME A CUPCAKE REBEL

NUTRITIONAL INFO (RECIPE CREATED BY JOE CASTRO)

NO BAKE OATMEAL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DOUGH

Yields:  6 servings  | Serving Size:   1 Cupcake

Calories:  243 | Protein: 19g  | Fat: 10g | Net Carb: 15g (0.5g sugar)

Fiber: 9g | P/CAL: 31%

Prep Time :  10 min  | Cook Time:  20 min | Total Time:  30 min

Ingredients

CUPCAKES

1 Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Quest Bar®

¼ cup unsweetened almond milk

1 tablespoon sugar-free chocolate chips

2 egg whites

3 tablespoons zero-calorie sweetener

1 tablespoon nonfat Greek yogurt

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

¼ cup oat flour

1 tablespoon coconut flour

1 teaspoon cocoa powder

½ teaspoon baking powder

¼ teaspoon baking soda

Pinch of salt

COOKIE DOUGH

2 scoops Quest® Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder

1 Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Quest Bar

2 tablespoons butter, softened

2 tablespoons zero-calorie sweetener

3 tablespoons almond milk

½ tsp vanilla extract

⅛ teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons oat flour

¼ cup quick oats

2 tablespoons sugar free chocolate chips

Method

CUPCAKES

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. Break Quest Bar® into small pieces.

3. In a small bowl, add Quest Bar® pieces, almond milk, and chocolate chips. Microwave for 1 minute. Stir until smooth.

4. In a bowl, mix egg whites, sweetener, yogurt, and vanilla extract.

5. Spoon in Quest Bar® mixture, and continue mixing until completely combined.

6. Add oat flour, coconut flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix until smooth.

7. Line cupcake tray with cupcake liners and spray with cooking spray.

8. Fill cups with batter 3⁄ 4 full.

9. Bake for 20 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Let cool.

COOKIE DOUGH

1. Blend Quest Bar® into a powder.

2. Cream together the butter, sweetener, and powdered Quest Bar® until smooth.

3. Add in almond milk, vanilla, and salt

4. Stir in oat flour, Quest® Protein Powder, quick oats and sugar free chocolate chips until combined.

ASSEMBLY

1. Top each cupcake with cookie dough.

5 Comments

  1. pratibhastar@yahoo.com'

    is the nutrition info just for the cookie dough (not the muffin)?

  2. Hua.sonia1@gmail.com'

    This needs to go to FB directly instead of hidden here in your blog.

    • Levi Harris

      Hello Sonia,

      We do have this on facebook, in fact. You can follow Quest Cooking for a new recipe every Thursday! https://www.facebook.com/questcooking/

      We also share our blog content on the Quest Nutrition Facebook. Is there something we can do better to make coming to our blog less of a hassle for you?

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