May 14, 2018

# Cupcakes # Vegan

Graduation Rosé Cupcakes (vegan)

If you're anything like me then you love Rosé wine. Personally it is my favorite wine so when Amanda from The Glorious Grape asked me to join her Say Yes to Rosé collaboration, I was down! (pro tip: click the link for some great info on Rosé)
With grad ceremonies coming up I think this would be the perfect treat to serve for your friends or family graduating from high school or post-secondary. 
They would also be lovely for a bridal shower, special get together, or spring party!
These light and sweet cupcakes are accompanied by a delicious and perfectly creamy frosting. 
You can use a couple drops of food coloring in the frosting and/or batter to add a fun color.
These cupcakes have a subtle wine flavor which makes the perfect treat for a special occasion. 
If you wish to have more Rosé flavor then you can add in more Rosé instead of orange juice.
Graduation Rosé Cupcakes
Makes 12

Ingredients

Cupcake
1/4 Rose wine
1/4 orange juice
1 cup almond milk
1/4 cup melted coconut oil
3/4 cup coconut sugar
1 1/3 cup flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt

Frosting
1/2 cup vegan or regular cream cheese, softened
3 tbsp coconut oil, softened
1 cup icing sugar
2-3 tbsp Rosé wine
couple drops of red and/or pink food coloring

Directions
1. For cupcakes, preheat oven to 350F and line or grease a 12 cup muffin tin
2. Beat together Rosé wine, orange juice, almond milk, coconut oil, and coconut sugar until well combined
3. Sift in flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Mix batter until smooth
4. Fill tins about 3/4 full. Bake for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Allow to cool completely before frosting
5. For frosting, beat together cream cheese and coconut oil until combined
6. Add in icing sugar, Rosé, and food coloring and beat until smooth and creamy
7. Frost cupcakes and serve! Cupcakes should be stored in a fridge
This recipe is part of a collaboration with The Glorious Grape. A wine and food pairings blog. Amanda has a whole series dedicated to rosé

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