Goji Berries

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Goji Berries have been used in Asian herbal medicine for over 5,000 years. These Goji Berries are certified organic, kosher, non-gmo and gluten-free.
The Goji berry is one of the most nutrient-rich foods on earth. It is vegetarian form if protein , packed with essential amino acids and rich in Vitamin A (beta-carotene). Goji Berries possess over 20 trace minerals and vitamins.
The Berries are a great addition to granola, oatmeal, yogurt, smoothies and many other recipes.
The mission of Navitas Naturals , The Supervisor Company is too provide premium organic super foods that increase energy and enhance health. Their products are of the highest quality,sourced directly from farmers, cultivated sustainability and in accordance with fair trade practices.

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Goji Berry Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache and Himalayan Pink Salt

makes about 30 cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes

7 ounces (200 g) bittersweet chocolate, roughly chopped
12 ounces (340 g) unsalted butter, room temperature
2 1/4 cups (450 g) sugar8 large eggs, room temperature
1 1/4 cups (156 g) all-purpose flour1/4 cup (22 g) unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
3/4 cup goji berries, chopped

Chocolate Frosting

5 ounces (142 g) bittersweet chocolate, roughly chopped
2 ounces (57 g) unsweetened chocolate, roughly chopped
1/2 cup (120 g) heavy cream
4 tablespoons (57 g) unsalted butter, room temperature, cut into 1-in pieces
1 cup (120 g) confectioners’ sugar
1/4 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
1/4 cup (61 g) whole milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the cupcakes:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare cupcake pans with cupcake liners.Place chocolate in a metal bowl. Add butter to the chocolate and place the bowl over a pan of simmering water. Stir until chocolate melts and butter is combined.Remove from heat and stir in sugar. Let mixture cool for 10 minutes. Pour mixture into bowl of stand mixer and beat for 3 minutes.Add one egg at a time, mixing for 30 seconds between each one.Sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt together into a bowl. Add to the mixture and beat until blended.Stir in the goji berries. Scoop into cupcake cups and bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Remove from oven and let cool on wire rack.

For the ganache:

Place chocolates into a heatproof metal bowl.Heat cream in a small saucepan on the stove until bubbles form around the edges. Pour cream over the chocolate. Let sit for 1 minute then stir until combined.Add butter to the chocolate a few pieces at a time and stir until everything is melted and combined. If the mixture won’t melt completely, place over a saucepan of simmering water and stir until it is melted.Whisk together sugar, salt, milk, and vanilla in another bowl until combined. Pour the sugar mixture onto the chocolate mixture and stir until combined and smooth. Let sit at room temperature until thickened, stirring occasionally.Beat in a stand mixer until fluffy.To assemble the cupcakes, pipe the ganache onto the top of the cupcakes, then sprinkle (sparingly) with the pink salt.

 
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