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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!

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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 | Net Carbs: 15g