The one weakness I hear from moms and women everywhere when trying to eat clean is that they crave chocolate!  Finally, a recipe that combines your sweet tooth fix for chocolate with a dose of protein to keep you feeling full, long after you enjoy this chocolaty treat.  Bake up a yummy batch of these cupcakes to share with your kids (they will love them too) and store for later when you need a little something sweet.

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Chocolate Marshmallow Protein Cupcakes

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake


    For Cupcakes:
  • 2 cups moist-style chocolate cake mix
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 5 egg whites
  • 1 Tbsp Stevia (or your favorite sweetener)
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • For Topping:
  • ¼ cup Jet-Puffed Marshmallow Crème
  • 1 tsp skim milk
  • Optional Topping*:
  • mini marshmallows
  • mini chocolate chips
  • *Optional ingredients are not included in nutritional calculations.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with liners or nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a shaker, mix protein powder with 1¼ cup water and shake well.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine cake mix, Stevia and salt. Add egg whites and protein powder mixture, then whisk until smooth.
  4. Evenly distribute cake mixture among the cups.
  5. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.
  6. To prepare topping, place marshmallow crème in a small dish and mix with skim milk.
  7. Once cupcakes have cooled completely, drizzle marshmallow glaze over them. If desired top with a few mini-marshmallows and a few chocolate chips. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 101.8

Fat: 2.2g