St. Valentine’s Sweet Pizza

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SAINT VALENTINE

Priest and Martyr

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Here is a yummy and semi healthy treat.

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I found my inspiration from here.

Last year I used a boxed brownie mix and skipped on the suggested cream cheese spread.

This year I’m following a recipe for Chocolate Cupcakes found at Elana’s Pantry.  I’m also using her Vegan Chocolate Frosting.  It has quickly become a family favorite.  These cupcakes even passed the test for extended family who despises coconut flour and loves sugar.  

ENJOY this Sweet Treat with your loved ones on St. Valentine’s Day!

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Recipe: Chocolate Cake/Cupcakes
Prep Time: 10 min. | Cook Time: 15 min.| Difficulty: Easy | Servings: 6-8 Cupcakes or 1 - 8in round cake
INGREDIENTS:valentine
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • /4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup grapeseed oil
  • 1/2 cup agave nectar
PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS:
  • In a med. bowl, mix coconut flour, cocoa powder, salt, and baking soda.
  • In a large bowl, mix eggs, oil, and agave.
  • Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients.  Mix well.
  • Grease cake pan with coconut oil or line cupcake pan with 1/4 cup of batter
  • Bake at 375 ° for 10-15 minutes or until middle is set.
  • Cool and cover with icing and heart-strawberries.

NOTES:

I recommend that you adjust the amount of agave nectar to suit your taste.  This was a bit sweet for me. 

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Recipe: Chocolate Icing
Prep Time: -- | Cook Time: 25 min.| Difficulty: Easy | Servings: enough frosting to lightly frost 2 dozen cupcakes
INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup grapeseed oil
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of sea salt
PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS:
  • In a small saucepan over very low heat, melt chocolate and grapeseed oil.
  • In a large bowl, mix eggs, oil, and agave.
  • Stir in agave, vanilla and salt.
  • Place frosting in freezer for 15 minutes to chill and thicken.
  • Remove from freezer and whip frosting until it is thick and fluffy.
  • Frost cake

NOTES:

“This gluten-free, dairy free and creamy chocolate frosting” fools everyone who tries it.  Sparkles and dad even ate the frosting in its solid state.  I love the sea salt!

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Love Berrieslove berries
INGREDIENTS
  • strawberries
PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS:
  • remove the stem by cutting a small triangle into the top of the strawberry
  • slice strawberry in half – horizontally

NOTES:

Best with fresh strawberries. Pin It

2 comments:

  1. You are my hero! My children (and husband) will thank you. I just gave the kids the "you cannot eat all the junk at the Valentine's party at school tomorrow" and they were quiet sad. I can't wait to have this waiting for them when they get home, thank!
    Heather Woods

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  2. Love this recipe, I am going to try it today! Thanks!

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