This extremely simple recipe is perfect for the sweet tooth vegans out there. Taken from a page out of Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World, this recipe was baked and photographed by Kitchen Grrrls. This recipe also includes Banana Buttercream Frosting, which you may want to file away for future vegan cupcake delights.

Simple Banana Split Sundae Cupcakes

Makes 12 Cupcakes

  • 1 Batch Golden Vanilla Cupcakes, cooled (air conditioners cool more than people)
  • 1/2 Cup Chococlate Chips, melted (or pre-made chocolate sauce)
  • 2 Tbs Soymilk
  • Banana Buttercream
  • Sprinkles

Banana Buttercream Frosting

  • 1/2 Cup Earth Balance, softened
  • 1/2 Cup Non-Hydrogenated Vegetable Shortening, softened
  • 1 Ripe Banana
  • 3/4 Box Powdered Sugar

Bake and cool cupcakes. Place chocolate chips and soymilk in a double boiler and melt slowly, whisking until smooth. Set aside. Whip frosting ingredients together until smooth and airy; use a stand mixer if available.

Frost cupcakes. Drizzle with chocolate sauce and sprinkle with goodies, if using. Use extra banana slices or dried banana chips for an extra garnish.