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Healthy First Birthday Smash Cupcakes- Dairy-Free & Sugar-Free

Naturally sweetened, this dairy-free smash cake is healthy and fun! sugar-free smash cake can be made as a cake or into cute cupcakes and topped with either a decadent coconut cream frosting or a dairy-free cream cheese one.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 12 cupcakes
Calories 165 kcal


  • 3 bananas large
  • 1/4  cup  coconut yogurt
  • 1/2  cup  coconut water
  • eggs
  • ¼ egg whites
  • 1.5 cups spelt flour
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2 tbs coconut flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbs maple flakes optional
  • For The Cream Cheese Frosting
  • ​​​​​​​1 teaspoon beet crystals
  • 2/3 cup Dairy free cream cheese softened
  • 1 teaspoon Beet crystals or chlorella amount based on color
  • 2 tablespoons Maple flakes amount based on sweetness preference
  • 1 tsp liquid stevia optional, in place of maple flakes


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a powerful blender, combine the first five ingredients. Blend until smooth.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients minus the maple flakes.
  4. Pour the wet mixture into the dry and mix until no clumps remain.
  5. Line a muffin tray with paper muffin cups and portion out the batter.
  6. Use a silicone spatula to smooth down the tops.
  7. Sprinkle the top with maple flakes if using.
  8. Bake for twelve minutes, turn the pan and bake for another eight minutes.
  9. Immediately remove the muffins from the tin to cool.
  10. Once full cooled, top with frosting of choice and enjoy!
  11. Cream Cheese Frosting:

    Use a handheld mixer to whip all ingredients until smooth. Pipe onto the cupcakes.

Recipe Notes

  • The nutrition facts are based on just the cupcakes, not the frosting.
  • You can use frozen blueberry, elderberry, or strawberry to color the frosting
  • the cupcakes can be made gluten-free if needed
  • the cupcakes can be made into a traditional smash cake as well though read through the notes for tweaks
Nutrition Facts
Healthy First Birthday Smash Cupcakes- Dairy-Free & Sugar-Free
Amount Per Serving
Calories 165 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 26mg1%
Potassium 212mg6%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 58IU1%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 65mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.