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Vegan Esther the Wonder Pig Cupcake

  • Cooking time25 min
  • Prep time15 min
  • Portions 18
recipe image Vegan Esther the Wonder Pig Cupcake


  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 2/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon Country Crock Plant Butter® with Olive Oil Sticks, melted
  • 3 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoons Country Crock Plant Butter® with Olive Oil Sticks
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • rainbow sprinkles
Energy (kcal)230 kcal
Energy (kJ)963 kJ
Protein (g)2.0 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)53.4 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)52.9 g
Sugar (g)35.1 g
Fibre (g)0.4 g
Fat (g)0.5 g
Saturated fat (g)0.1 g
Unsaturated fat (g)0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat (g)0.0 g
Polyunsaturated fat (g)0.1 g
Trans fat (g)0.0 g
Cholesterol (mg)0 mg
Sodium (mg)296 mg
Salt (g)0.74 g
Vitamin A (IU)0 IU
Vitamin C (mg)0.0 mg
Calcium (mg)25 mg
Iron (mg)1.74 mg
Potassium (mg)32 mg


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F. Prepare standard size cupcake pans by either lining with paper wrappers or spray pans generously with non-stick spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir nondairy milk, melted Country Crock Plant Butter, vanilla extract and vinegar until homogenized.
  3. In a larger bowl, whisk flour, sugar, brown sugar, salt, and baking powder.
  4. Pour wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and whisk until fully incorporated.
  5. Pour batter into prepared cupcake pans, leaving about 1/4'' of space for the cupcakes to rise as they bake.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes.
  7. Add all ingredients to electric stand mixer bowl fit with paddle attachment.
  8. Turn mixer on low to stir ingredients together. When all ingredients are mixed, increase speed to high.
  9. Continue mixing on high until light and fluffy.
  10. Pipe or spread onto cooled cupcakes. Top with rainbow sprinkles.
Makes 18 cupcakes.