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Carob Cupcakes with Sweet Potato Frosting. These Paleo Cupcakes are frosted with a yummy sugar free frosting. There's an option to make them vegan cupcakes too! I'm tempted to just eat the frosting plain!

Carob Cardamom Cupcakes with Sweet Potato or Pumpkin Frosting

Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Keto, Low-Carb, Paleo, Vegan
Keyword: paleo cupcakes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8 cupcakes
Calories: 302kcal
These Carob Paleo Cupcakes are frosted with a yummy sweet potato frosting--easily made AIP and low-carb too.
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Chocolate Cardamom Cupcakes

Sweet Potato or Pumpkin Frosting


Chocolate Cardamom Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix until combined.
  • Scoop into paper lined muffin tin or into cake pan.
  • Bake for 20-30 minutes until it looks set and a toothpick in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool and enjoy!

Sweet Potato Frosting

  • Before you begin, ensure all ingredients are at room temperature or warmer.
  • Using a hand mixer beat all ingredients into a bowl, scraping down the sides a few times. Adjust flavors to taste.
  • Spread onto cupcake or cake with a knife or use a frosting piping bag for something a little fancier.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 302kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 176mg | Potassium: 622mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 8020IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 208mg | Iron: 2mg