Red Velvet Smart Bar™ Cupcakes


Looking for a new way to enjoy your Smart Bars™?

These Red Velvet Smart Bars™ Cupcakes should be first on your list to make and enjoy.


  • 50g of Belgium Chocolate flavour PhD Nutrition Diet Whey protein powder
  • 3/4 cup baking stevia
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1 1/2 tbsp unsweetened cacao powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup (~3 whole) baby beets (canned but NOT pickled)
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • 1/4 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt (or unsweetened applesauce)
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp vinegar (white or cider)
  • 1/8 tsp almond extract
  • 2 Smart Bars™


Prep: 10 min › Cook: 25 min › Ready in: 35 min

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  • Add all cupcake ingredients to blender, starting with beets; blend until smooth. If you don't have a blender, steam beets and mash with a fork. Whisk together dry ingredients, then mix in wet.
  • Line wells of a muffin pan with paper or foil cupcake liners, or coat lightly with cooking spray.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, remove and insert chopped up pieces of Smart Bar™ into muffins
  • Bake for a further 5-8 minutes until a knife or toothpick inserted comes out clean.

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