Banana Cupcakes with Maple Icing

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12Ingredients
25Minutes
280Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1/4 pound cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup (+ 2 tbsp)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 1/4 cups self rising flour
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 4 1/4 ounces banana (overripe, mashed)
  • 2 eggs (lightly whisked)
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup walnuts (chopped)
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    Directions

    1. For the maple icing, beat cream cheese, 2 tbsp maple syrup and lemon zest in a small bowl until light and fluffy. Set aside.
    2. Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 12-cup muffin pan. Sift dry ingredients into a large bowl. Add remaining maple syrup and banana. Add eggs, buttermilk and oil and mix until just combined. Transfer to prepared pan. Bake for 20 mins, or until a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 5 mins then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
    3. Frost cupcakes with maple icing. Sprinkle with walnuts. Serve.
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    NutritionView More

    280Calories
    Sodium17% DV410mg
    Fat20% DV13g
    Protein12% DV6g
    Carbs12% DV35g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories280Calories from Fat120
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat13g20%
    Saturated Fat3g15%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol45mg15%
    Sodium410mg17%
    Potassium170mg5%
    Protein6g12%
    Calories from Fat120
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate35g12%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars13g26%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C4%
    Calcium15%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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