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OMG, I’m So Sick of The Cupcake Trend…

1 Mar

mocha cupcakes

So here’s yet another cupcake recipe.   This cupcake is slightly special though, I promise.   Made with spelt flour and Medjool dates, this cupcake is fibery (shut up, it’s a word) enough to make your grandma give up her Metamucil.  Plus, one of the nice things about cupcakes is that they are easy to share.  You have to admit it’s slightly ghetto and creepy to bring 1/2 a cake over to someone’s house but you bring a plate of cupcakes and you’re the super rad, trendy friend who just saved them from spending $20 at the gourmet cupcake shop.

Disclaimer:  I used Deglet dates because that’s all they had at my grocery store and to be perfectly honest, I don’t know the stinkin’ difference.  However, I used the handy dandy internet to look it up when I got home.  Apparently, Deglets are the shriveled, dried up, red-headed stepbrother of the Medjool.  That being said, I used them and the cupcakes turned out great.  I make no representations as to the awesomeness of the cupcakes if made with Medjools.  Who knows, they might suck. Continue reading