By veganmilitarywife


Cherry Lime Cupcakes (Vegan and Oil Free)

Categories : Dessert

Cherry Lime Cupcakes (Vegan and Oil Free)

Servings 12


  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 cup date sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen and thawed pitted cherries
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • juice and zest of 2 limes 1/4 cup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a muffin pan with paper baking cups.
  • Combine dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  • Place cherries in a food processor and pulse until roughly chopped.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine lime juice and zest, applesauce, and chopped cherries (and any released juice).
  • Fold wet mixture into dry mixture. Add some water if the batter is too thick.
  • Pour batter into baking cups and bake 20-25 minutes.
  • Cool completely on a wire rack before frosting.