Healthy Almond Cupcakes with Pomegranate Frosting

Yield: 10 cupcakes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Tessa Arias Healthy Almond Cupcakes with Pomegranate Frosting have a uniquely scrumptious flavor, and you don't feel guilty after eating them! [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Healthy Almond Cupcakes with Pomegranate Frosting[/caption] Cupcakes....

13 Responses to “Healthy Almond Cupcakes with Pomegranate Frosting”

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    veggie wedgie — May 13, 2010 at 8:07 pm

    I love the color of your frosting!

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    Mary — May 13, 2010 at 8:08 pm

    I don't know that I've yet to have a healthy cupcake but these sound so delicious I think I just may have to try them!


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    Maria — May 17, 2010 at 5:25 pm

    I love the POM frosting. So delicious and super cute too!

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    marla {family fresh cooking} — May 17, 2010 at 7:09 pm

    I love whole wheat flour and applesauce in my baked goods. The pomegranate frosting is such a great idea.

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    baby cribs — May 18, 2010 at 7:45 am

    I love the flavor of the frosting and also the color, too! I can't wait to try this one.

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    Patty — May 18, 2010 at 4:20 pm

    Lovely cupcakes Tessa! I always prefer beautifully and naturally flavoured baked goods with just enough fat and just enough sugar. (I agree, sugar spikes and crashes ultimately feed bad so they aren't really a treat!) Delicious flavor combination – pretty too. I love the pomegranate icing – great for the many who are allergic to food colouring. Congrats on finishing school!

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    Anonymous — October 28, 2010 at 2:16 pm


    Thank you! These were the best cupcakes I have ever tasted! My dad is teaching a health class and asked me to make healthy cupcakes to celebrate a birthday. I wanted to pull my hair out searching for a cupcake that was healthy and looked remotely good. Then I found your website. Because there are diabetics in the class, I substituted the sugar for Ideal (smaller amounts) and replaced the butter with olive oil. I could never go back. My mom called these the Mona Lisa of cupcakes, truly perfect. And the icing, it was delish. I was craving a pomegranate desert and this hit the spot. From start to finish, your cupcakes were wonderful. Many people asked for the recipe so I will be sure to tell them about your website when I give it to them.

    Thanks again.

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    Me — January 8, 2011 at 7:14 am

    As I say on the feature I wrote which includes your fantastic cupcake above, you have me when you say health, but these look amazing too!! I will have to try them!

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    Kerstyn — June 9, 2011 at 6:31 pm

    I made these yesterday, they're DELICIOUS! Thanks so much for the recipe! Out of curiosity, any idea what the calorie count for one of these babies might be?

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    Tessa — June 10, 2011 at 4:19 am

    Kerstyn – I don't usually pay attention or post calorie information. But if you really want to find out here is a link to calculate –

    Hope that helps! Glad you liked the recipe :)

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    134994c6-ed37-11e0-b49e-000f20980440 — October 2, 2011 at 8:42 pm

    These were great, the Pomegranate molasses didn't really work for me, I think it got too hot and burned because it made a nice mocha colored frosting, so I made a simple blueberry puree with sugar and mixed that into the frosting to taste and topped the cupcakes with a fresh blueberry. Super cute! PS You mentioned blending the wet ingredients with vanilla, but it isn't listed in the ingredient list? I added a little for the fun of it. Thanks for the great recipe!

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    The Higley Kitchen — November 11, 2012 at 7:34 am

    The frosting sounds amazing. :)

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    Smithf271 — March 28, 2014 at 10:10 pm

    Very nice! dbffckkcga

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