Place a trivet in the bottom of the Instant Pot and add 2 cups of water.
Mash two large bananas in a medium mixing bowl. Gently stir in the almond milk, maple syrup, egg, vanilla extract, rice flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Nows the time to add any optional mix-ins.
Lightly spray silicone cupcake liners with cooking spray and fill each cavity ¾ full with batter. You can use ramekins, mason jars, or a springform pan as well.
Tightly cover the cupcakes with aluminum foil, and place your cupcakes onto the trivet. You may have to make two rows. If so, turn the liners slightly to keep the cupcakes from stacking directly on top of one another.
Close and lock the lid and turn the valve to sealing. Select Pressure Cook and set the cook time for 25 minutes. If making a cake, cook for 35 minutes.
While your cupcakes are cooking mix peanut butter, maple syrup, and cocoa powder together in a small bowl. Mix until well combined and there are no lumps of cocoa powder.
When the cook time is complete, let the pressure release naturally. Once the pressure valve drops remove the lid, and gently remove your cupcakes.
Remove the aluminum foil covers from your cupcakes, and let them cool to room temperature.
Once the cupcakes are cooled, use a spatula to spread 1 tbsp of frosting on top of each cupcake.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Lightly spray a cupcake pan with cooking spray.
Mash two large bananas in a medium mixing bowl. Gently stir in almond milk, maple syrup, eggs, vanilla extract, rice flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and any optional mix-ins.
Fill each cupcake cavity ¾ full with batter.
Cook for 35 minutes, or until a knife inserts and comes out clean.
While your cupcakes are cooking, mix the peanut butter, maple syrup, and cocoa powder together in a small bowl. Mix until well combined and there are no lumps of cocoa powder.
Allow your cupcakes to cool to room temperature.
Once the cupcakes are cooled, use a spatula to cover each with 1 tbsp of frosting.
Healthy Diet Information
21 Day Fix: One of these 21 Day Fix Cupcakes counts as a Yellow Container treat swap.
2B Mindset : This counts as a "silly" carb or treat.
Optional add-ins: 1/4 of walnuts, raisins, or dark chocolate chips
If you don’t like bananas, or have an allergy, you can replace them with one cup of unsweetened applesauce.
A handheld potato masher works perfectly to mash your bananas.
Sometimes I like to omit the cocoa powder from the frosting. The sweet peanut butter frosting is amazing without the chocolate.
Rice flour can be substituted in equal amounts for whole wheat flour or gluten free flour.
This works well as a cake too! Just add your batter to sprayed springform pan, and cook on high pressure for 35 minutes, with a natural pressure release.