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2 1/2 cups all purpose flour (use cake flour if you prefer)
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cocoa powder
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
1 cup Silk Original Creamer
2 TBL Bob’s Red Mill Egg Replacer (whisk the 2 TBL with 6 TBL of water and set aside)
2 TBL red food coloring
1 tsp apple cider vinegar (use white distilled if you prefer)
1 tsp vanilla extract

Preheat oven at 350 degrees F. Line 2 12-cup muffin tins with cupcake liners.

In a medium bowl, sift together the dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder. In a large bowl, mix  the oil, Silk, prepared egg replacer, food coloring, vinegar and vanilla with an electric mixer.  Add the sifted dry ingredients to the large bowl and beat until combined and smooth.

Divide the batter evenly among the muffin tins (about 2/3 full). Bake in oven for 20-22 minutes, turning pans half way through to guarantee even baking. Test to see if done by sticking a toothpick in the center of a cupcake (should come out dry). Remove from oven and cool before frosting.

Make frosting recipe below while cupcakes cool.

2 8 oz containers of Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese, softened
2 sticks Earth Balance, softened
1 tsp vanilla extract
4 cups confectioners’ powdered sugar, sifted

In a large bowl, add the Tofutti, Earth Balance and vanilla and beat until smooth. Add confectioners’ sugar and beat at low speed until combined. Increase speed to high and beat until light and fluffy.

Frost cooled cupcakes. Garnish with sprinkles if you like. Enjoy!