Pomegranate Pistachio Cupcakes with Greek Yogurt Buttercream

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17Ingredients
55Minutes
380Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/4 cups salted butter (room temperature)
  • 12 ounces powdered sugar (or 3 cups, sifted)
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt (vanilla, strained, see note below)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 6 ounces cake flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 eggs (room temperature, yolks and whites separated)
  • 5 1/4 ounces organic sugar
  • 1/2 cup salted butter (room temperature)
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 cup ginger beer (room temperature, but don't open the can/bottle until ready to add to cake)
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds (plus more for decorating, see note)
  • 1/2 cup pistachios (chopped, plus more for decorating)
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    380Calories
    Sodium10% DV240mg
    Fat35% DV23g
    Protein6% DV3g
    Carbs14% DV43g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories380Calories from Fat210
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat23g35%
    Saturated Fat13g65%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol80mg27%
    Sodium240mg10%
    Potassium105mg3%
    Protein3g6%
    Calories from Fat210
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate43g14%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars33g66%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C4%
    Calcium6%
    Iron6%

    * 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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