Sweet Tahini Cupcakes

Sweet Tahini Cupcakes

Experience the delight of Sweet Tahini Cupcakes, a unique blend of health and indulgence, perfect for any occasion or Lenten celebration.

  • 20 pieces
  • 30 mins
  • 230 kcal
  • DF VE
Sweet Tahini Cupcakes

In every family, there’s a sweet tooth or two (or, if you’re like mine, a whole clan of them!), always on the hunt for something to satisfy their cravings. My kitchen has become a sanctuary of sorts, a place where health meets indulgence, and the latest creation to emerge from this culinary haven is Sweet Tahini Cupcakes. Inspired by the ingredients of my beloved Fanouropita and the challenge of catering to everyone’s sweet cravings during the Easter Lent period, these cupcakes are a testament to the beauty of tradition meeting innovation.

Tahini, a paste made from ground sesame seeds, isn’t just for savory dishes and hummus. Its nutty flavor and creamy texture make it a fantastic base for sweets, providing a depth of unexpected and delightful flavor. When I decided to incorporate it into my cupcakes, I was aiming for something that would fit the lenten restrictions and surprise and satisfy the family’s discerning palates. The result? A recipe that’s as simple as it is delicious, rounded off with a tahini sauce and walnuts for that extra flavor kick.

These cupcakes are a celebration, a way to bring a little innovation into our lenten traditions without losing the essence of what makes those moments special. The creamy tahini, when paired with the sweetness of the honey and the crunch of the walnuts, makes for a delightful surprise that dances on the palate. It’s a reminder that sometimes, the most memorable flavors come from the most unexpected places.

The table verdict was unanimous—these Sweet Tahini Cupcakes were a hit! They served as a testament to my family’s love for sweets and a bridge to healthier eating without guilt. Whether for an Easter celebration, an afternoon tea, or simply a treat to brighten your day, these cupcakes promise a sweet indulgence that’s both satisfying and kind to your body.

Ingredients

  • For the sauce

Tips

Instead of topping them with tahini sauce, consider dusting them with icing sugar or adding chocolate chips before baking for a delightful twist.

Place the walnuts in a chopper or blender and pulse gently. The goal is to chop them without turning them into powder.

Store them in a sealed container to preserve freshness for up to 5 days.

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Directions

You will need about 30 minutes to make 20 pieces of this recipe, which has approximately 230 calories each. Make sure you have all the ingredients and follow these 8 simple steps. If you have any questions, send me an email and I’d be more than happy to help!

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