Pupcakes

Pupcakes

Don’t let your furry friend feel left out when you’re entertaining! Make him a special treat of his own!

Makes about 18
Takes 30 mins + cooling

Ingredients

  • 625ml oats
  • 10ml baking powder
  • 5ml bicarbonate of soda
  • 430ml water
  • 125ml carrot, grated
  • 2 large ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 egg
  • 30ml all-natural peanut butter

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line two standard cupcake trays with 18 cupcake cases. Blitz together the oats, baking powder and bicarb until finely ground.
  2. Combine the remaining ingredients. Gradually add the oat mixture to the banana mixture until combined.
  3. Pour the batter into cupcake cases until three-quarters full and bake for about 20 minutes or until golden brown and a testing skewer comes out clean. Cool.

Optional

Combine 250ml plain Greek yoghurt with 125ml all-natural peanut butter to spoon as icing onto the cakes.
Decorate with finely grated carrot.

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FEATURE: MARGIE ELS-BURGER ASSISTED BY NOMVUSELELO MNCUBE PHOTO: DYLAN SWART

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About Margie Els-burger

Food Editor at Your Family - Margie Els-Burger won the 2018 Avo Ambassador as well as the Galliova Egg Champion. She also walked away with the 2019 ‘Galliova Food Writer of the year’ award! She is a sweet-oholic and equally loves exotic salts. Her superpower is raiding the fridge to whip up (and use up!) easy meals. If she’s not busy cooking up a storm and making food look pretty, you’ll find her out searching for new (and old!) restaurant gems - or hiding with a tin of caramel treat.

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