Chocolate Macaroon Cupcakes Recipe

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Chocolate Macaroon Cupcakes
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  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp confectioners' sugar


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the egg whites, egg, applesauce and vanilla. Combine the flour, sugar, cocoa and baking soda; gradually add to egg white mixture alternatively with buttermilk. Spoon half of the batter into 18 muffin cups coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In another mixing bowl, beat the ricotta cheese, sugar and egg white until smooth. Stir in coconut and extract. Spoon 1 tablespoonful in the center of each muffin cup.
  3. Fill muffin cups two-thirds full with remaining batter.
  4. Bake at 350F for 28-33 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in cupcake comes out clean.
  5. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks; cool completely. Dust with confectioners' sugar.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 673.65 Kcal (2820 kJ)
Calories from fat 151.68 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.85g 26%
Cholesterol 60.97mg 20%
Sodium 1382.32mg 58%
Potassium 247.05mg 5%
Total Carbs 108.89g 36%
Sugars 45.66g 183%
Dietary Fiber 12.53g 50%
Protein 19.59g 39%
Vitamin C 5.2mg 9%
Iron 5.3mg 29%
Calcium 401.2mg 40%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 220.26 Kcal (922 kJ)
Calories from fat 49.59 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.51g 26%
Cholesterol 19.94mg 20%
Sodium 451.97mg 58%
Potassium 80.78mg 5%
Total Carbs 35.6g 36%
Sugars 14.93g 183%
Dietary Fiber 4.1g 50%
Protein 6.4g 39%
Vitamin C 1.7mg 9%
Iron 1.7mg 29%
Calcium 131.2mg 40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.1
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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