Hummingbird Cupcakes

 

Delicious, light, sweet and juicy. I loved hummingbirds as a kid, because it was the lighter, sweeter version of my favourite the carrot cake. They are soft, sweet and delicious. The pineapple just bursts in and around your mouth, like heaven.

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Now for the recipe;

Put the following ingredients into your food processor to make the dough.

1.5 medium sized Carrots – crated finely

1/4 Ripe Pineapple – skinned and cored

90g Dates

160g Coconut

Add Chopped nuts and dried fruit (of your choice) I used;

30g Walnuts

30g Almonds

30g Sultanas

sprinkle of cinnamon

10g ginger(soaked in warm water to remove sugar coating)

20mls Coconut oil

Mix together with a wooden spoon and divide into your silicon moulds and put in the freezer to set.

Make a delicious cashew cream to top it all off.

1/2 cup soaked cashews

2 tbs coconut milk

1 tbs vanilla

2 tbs maple syrup

blend on high in your blender and drizzle a little on top of your cakes

Top with slithered almonds, a pineapple slice and some cinnamon.

Enjoy!

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