Healthy Vanilla Piñata Cupcakes

Healthy Vanilla Piñata Cupcakes

Today is my Birthday so I made myself Healthy Vanilla Piñata Protein Cupcakes with naturally colored pink yogurt icing! They are delicious and beautiful all at the same time! Almost to pretty too eat – ALMOST!




It’s just not a Birthday without sprinkles!



If you decide to like the frosting bowl, I won’t tell! 😉




I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla Select Protein to make these cupcakes because it bakes better than any other protein I’ve worked with – hands down! Vanilla is also my favorite because it’s so versatile. Try any PEScience product for 30% OFF using code PBCHOCO.




Healthy Vanilla Piñata Cupcakes

Yield: 4 cupcakes

Serving Size: 1 cupcake (including sprinkles)

Calories per serving: 255

Carbs per serving: 19g

Protein per serving: 10g

Sodium per serving: 6g

Healthy Vanilla Piñata Cupcakes

Piñata Cupcakes made using only whole food ingredients - except the sprinkles of course!


  • 1/4 c gluten-free oat flour
  • 2 tbsp. almond flour
  • 32g vanilla protein powder (I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla 30% OFF code PBCHOCO)
  • 2 tbsp. baking stevia or coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp. coconut oil, melted
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 3 tbsp. unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 c Greek Yogurt
  • 32g vanilla protein powder (I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla)
  • 1 tsp. beet root powder
  • 1/4 c sprinkles or candies


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350F and prepare a cupcake pan with liners.
  2. In a bowl, mix together flours, protein, baking powder stevia.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together eggs and melted coconut oil. Stir in coconut milk and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour your dry ingredients into your wet ingredients and stir until smooth.
  5. Divide batter between 4 cupcake liners.
  6. Bake for 17-19 minutes.
  7. Let the cupcakes cool completely.
  8. Use a knife to cut a circle on the tops of the cupcakes going in at an angle to create a cone like shape an inch deep. Set it aside.
  9. Fill cupcakes with about 1 tablespoon for sprinkles or candy.
  10. Cut the pointed end of the "cone" shape cupcake piece off so it fits back on top of the cupcakes.
  11. Whisk together frosting ingredients and frost cupcakes.
  12. Enjoy!


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