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Heart-Healthy Carob Raspberry Pupcakes

Laura Nativo
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins

Equipment

  • oven

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter
  • 1/2 cup Nonfat Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Organic Apple Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Organic Honey
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3 tbsp Pureed Raspberry
  • 1 tbsp  Agave
  • 1 cup Organic Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Carob Powder
  • 1/4 cup  Fresh whole raspberries (Optional)

Frosting

  • 1 pack Cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp Pureed Raspberry
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 3 tbsp Agave

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small mixing bowl, combine whole wheat flour, baking powder & baking soda. Whisk. 
  • In one large mixing bowl, mix together eggs and butter.
  • Add in nonfat yogurt, apple sauce and honey. Mix again!
  • Add agave, vanilla extract and raspberry puree. 
  • Slowly add in dry ingredients. Gently fold in fresh raspberries if you'd like!
  • Pour into mini cupcake tins... make sure to use paper lining or no lining at all. (You don't want your dog accidentally ingesting aluminum lining!) 
  •  Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes... (depends on your oven, altitude... until a toothpick comes out moist?)
  •  Let Cool and decorate with Frosting. 
  • You can top each cupcake with a dog treat or fresh raspberry!