Green Tea and Grapefruit Cupcakes

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Vegan Desserts

By Hannah Kaminsky

Published 2015

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Sharing the same sort of bright, intense, almost-bitter characteristics, green tea and grapefruit have synergistic properties that are seldom utilized. Definitely a more sophisticated balance of flavors, these cupcakes are for mature, adventurous palates.


Candied Peels

  • 1 Grapefruit
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar, Divided
  • ½ Cup


First candy the grapefruit peel. Use a paring knife to remove all of the peel and pith from the grapefruit. Slice the peel into smaller strips, and then toss them all into a pot of hot water. Bring this to a boil, and then drain. Fill the pot back up with fresh water, and repeat this process two more times. Be sure to completely drain out the bitter water each time. Now add in