Food and the City: Skinny Cupcakes Yum

April 24, 2013

Skinny Cupcakes


If it's one thing you'd know about me if we were friends in real life (I mean, we are, so), it's that I'm a total sweets person. I need to have some sort of chocolate concotion at least once a day, and I'm not even exaggerating. I absolutely adore sweets.

More specifically - I adore cake - yet sadly it's the last thing I tend to indulge in because how crazy glutenous most cake-type desserts can be. I think it's why I'm so addicted to these protein bars, because I almost feel like I'm eating my favorite dessert.

Regardless - when there's a will there's a way. And I found the will and the way.

It's in these cupcakes.


I mean... if that doesn't just give you the excuse to make cupcakes this week then I don't know what will.

skinny 

freakin

cupcakes

ya'll


They are light, they are decadent and you can't even tell that they are made with a pretty surprising ingredient.

yogurt.

They are made with yogurt.



Just trust me on this one. They are amazing.


Skinny Cupcakes

1 16oz Box of Vanilla Cake Mix (you can easily use any flavor)
1 cup Water
1/2 cup Fat Free Greek Yogurt
2 Egg Whites
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
Cooking Spray

Preheat oven to 350. In a bowl, combined all of the ingredients besides the cooking spray. Mix until batter is smooth.

Line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners and give them a coat of cooking spray. Transfer the batter into each liner and bake for 15-20 minutes. 

*Frosting is optional.

more skinny recipes:
 
   {adapted from here}