Strawberry Collagen cupcakes
Do you love cupcakes as much as I do?? I made this cupcake recipe a while back for New Years, and I just have to share because it was so delicious! I normally try to make sweets and treats a little on the healthy side, but sometimes we just have to indulge - am I right? Luckily, I have my Vital Proteins collagen powder to make me feel a little better about eating these!
Have you ever tried Vital Proteins collagen? What about any collagen? I started taking collagen about 3 years ago and I have honestly noticed a difference in my skin, nails, hair and even my gut health! You can check out my previous blog post on collagen for a more in-depth review here, because right now, I just want to focus on the delicousness that is what I call New Years Strawberry Collagen cupcakes! Now, don't hate me, because you will want to eat all of these! My husband and I went through them in no time!
Note: I used fresh strawberries and cut them in halves to use on top of the icing, but you could also use dehydrated strawberries and crush them for a nice strawberry sprinkle!
1 1/2 cups + 2 TBSP of Brut champagne; separated
1 cup Oat milk (preferably unsweetened - there will be sweetness from other ingredients - trust me!)
1 TBSP Apple Cider Vinegar
1 TBSP Vanilla extract
1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
1-2 drops of red food coloring (optional)
1 3/4 cups All Purpose Flour (I used Bob's Red Mill)
3/4 cup & 1 TBSP coconut sugar
3/4 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup Crisco
3 cups powdered sugar
1/4 tsp salt
6 TBSP Brut Champagne