American Dream Cupcakes

Serves: 12


1/2 cup pureed California Avocado
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
As needed Cream Cheese Frosting (see recipe below)
As needed Patriotic cake decorations

Easy Cream Cheese Frosting

4 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 Tbsp. low-fat milk, or more as needed
1 cup powdered sugar

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Peak California Avocado season generally is spring-summer. Look for California on the label to ensure you are selecting fresh avocados grown close to home. For more recipes visit