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Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with ‘Butter Cream’ Icing

To all the cupcake lovers out there…these yummy cakes are sure to satisfy that sweet tooth!  And the best part…there 100% vegan! Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with ‘Butter Cream’ Icing Makes 12 Cupcakes 1 cup plain or vanilla soy milk 1 tsp cider vinegar 3/4 cup vegan cane sugar 1/3 cup canola oil 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 cup flour 1/3 cup cocoa powder 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp sea salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In a medium bowl, mix soy milk and vinegar and let sit for a minute or two.  Add the sugar, oil and vanilla.  Using a wire-wisk or hand-mixer, beat until foamy.  In a separate large bowl, add all dry ingredients and mix well.  Add the wet mixture to the dry and mix until smooth.  Line a cupcake pan with 12 cupcake holders and fill each 3/4 full.  Bake 16-20 minutes.  Insert a toothpick into the middle cake, if it comes out clean, they’re done. ‘Butter Cream’ Icing 1/4 cup vegetable shortening (I prefer …