The Hot Chocolate Cupcake is rich and chocolatey with a little heat to warm things up. 100%, fair trade cacao from Sierra Leone is used in this decadent dessert. This moist and scrumptious cupcake is topped with dark chocolate frosting. Espresso and cayenne add a pleasantly warm heat in your mouth that makes this cupcake truly delicious and decadent.
The featured ingredients in the Hot Chocolate Cupcake are Dark Chocolate, Espresso and Cayenne. Dark chocolate is good for the brain and the heart. It increases blood flow and helps improve cognitive function. Dark chocolate also helps reduce your risk of stroke.
Dark chocolate also has a low glycemic index, it won’t cause huge spikes in blood sugar levels. And last but certainly not least, dark chocolate is loaded with antioxidants. Antioxidants help free your body of free radicals, which cause oxidative damage to cells. Free radicals are implicated in the aging process and may be a cause of cancer, so eating antioxidant rich foods like dark chocolate can protect you from many types of cancer and slow the signs of aging.
Capsaicin, the substance that gives cayenne its spicy taste, is the active ingredient in many over-the-counter treatments for arthritis and muscle pain. Cayenne is also known as a circulatory stimulant that helps detoxify the body. Regulating blood sugars, decongestant and aiding in caring for psoriasis are just a few of the healthy benefits of Cayenne.
Espresso is a good mood food. It can help you concentrate and increases mentally alertness. It is also an antioxidant that strengthens the immune system and can reduce your risk of diabetes, colon cancer and Parkinson’s disease.
For the Chocolate Lovers, this cupcake is for you!! Moist and delicious chocolate cake, filled with a creamy chocolate ganache, topped with a creamy dark chocolate frosting. All the chocolate you desire with the healthy ingredients that are unexpected.