Almond and Macadamia Cupcakes

One of the Banting blogs I follow is that of Cor Winckler. He’s a successful Banter, cyclist and foodie. His teenaged daughter seems to be following in his footsteps re the foodie part too!

Banting Core

1 cup Almond Flour (or any seed/nut meal)
1/2 cup Macadamia Nut Butter
3 eggs
1tsp baking powder
3-6 Tbsp Xylitol (to taste)
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 Tbsp Phsyllium husk fiber
1/2 tsp Salt
1/4 cup butter milk or creme fraiche or cream cheese
1 and 1/2 tsp lemon juice
2Tbsp butter

Optional:
1/3 cup cacao (80ml) if you want to make chocolate cupcakes – in this case usually a bit more xylitol (towards the 6 Tbsp mark).

Method:
Pre-heat oven to 180C
Mix all the dry ingredients – make sure there are no lumps. Sift if you have to.
Mix in the wet stuff – eggs, butter, vanilla, buttermilk. Keep the lemon juice right till the end.

Spread evenly between 12 cupcake holders.

Bake for 20-30 minutes till a knife or toothpick comes out clean. Take out and let cool.

PS- this is the first ingredient for the…

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