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Updated on August 25, 2015
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Top 23 Cupcake Recipes Under 200 Calories

These 23 low-calorie cupcake recipes range from decadent chocolate treats and fruity desserts to sugarless sweets and gluten-free goodies. Whether you're baking for a special occasion or just scouring the web for something new that will satisfy your sweet tooth without compromising your diet, this healthy recipe round-up has you covered.

Healthy Chocolate Cupcakes Under 200 Calories

  1. REESE'S PEANUT BUTTER CUPCAKES via Create Live

    A simple recipe that substitutes a can of La Croix for more fattening ingredients like eggs, butter and oil.

    Calories: 132 | Carbs: 23g | Fat: 5g | Sugar: 9g

  2. CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY CUPCAKES via LaaLoosh

    Chopped raspberries and unsweetened applesauce transform these healthy treats from plain to perfect.

    Calories: 198 | Carbs: 39g | Fat: 3g | Sugar: 22g

  3. CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES with CHOCOLATE GLAZE via Skinny Taste

    Even when topped with a tasty chocolate drizzle, these moist treats clock in at just over 100 calories.

    Calories: 105 | Carbs: 20g | Fat: 2g | Sugar: 12g

  4. VEGAN CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES via Snack Girl

    This chocolatey recipe is the perfect foundation for any health-conscious kitchen experiment.

    Calories: 158 | Carbs: 23g | Fat: 7g

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Healthy White, Yellow & Vanilla Cupcakes Under 200 calories

  1. MINI VANILLA CUPCAKES via Eat Good 4 Life

    This super simple recipe deserves to be bookmarked by every calorie-counting cook.

    Calories: 92 | Carbs: 14g | Fat: 4g | Sugar: 10g

  2. SKINNY COCONUT CUPCAKES via Skinny Taste

    Cream cheese-frosted treats that still manage to stay under 200 calories.

    Calories: 196 | Carbs: 24g | Fat: 4g | Sugar: 5g

  3. ANGEL FOOD CUPCAKES with MERINGUE ICING via Skinny Taste

    A light and fluffy recipe that promises to satisfy your sweet tooth without compromising your diet.

    Calories: 122 | Carbs: 27g | Fat: 0g | Sugar: 22g

  4. CREAMSICLE CUPCAKES via Dashing Dish

    Diet orange soda and fresh squeezed orange juice make this dessert a refreshing treat.

    Calories: 196 | Carbs: 38g | Fat: 4g | Sugar: 19g

  5. BREAKFAST CUPCAKES via Undressed Skeleton

    These scrumptious sweets cut calories with ingredients like Chobani yogurt, truvia and PB2 peanut butter powder.

    Calories: 135 | Carbs: 20g | Fat: 2g | Sugar: 3g

  6. PINK LEMONADE CONFETTI CUPCAKES via Skinny Taste

    These summertime treats skip the frosting in favor of colorful, low-calorie sprinkles.

    Calories: 97 | Carbs: 17g | Fat: 2g | Sugar: 10g

  7. SINGLE LADY CUPCAKES via Chocolate-Covered Katie

    A convenient vegan recipe for a single calorie-conscious cupcake.

    Calories: 110 | Carbs: 23g | Fat: 0.5g

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Healthy Fruit & Veggie Cupcakes Under 200 calories

  1. SKINNY HUMMINGBIRD CUPCAKES via Skinny Taste

    These crowd-pleasing cupcakes are packed with bananas, pineapple and pecans.

    Calories: 198 | Carbs: 31g | Fat: 7g | Sugar: 22g

  2. STRAWBERRY BANANA CUPCAKES via Undressed Skeleton

    Frosting made with Greek yogurt gives these fruity treats extra flair.

    Calories: 178 | Carbs: 19g | Fat: 4g

  3. PINEAPPLE ZUCCHINI CUPCAKES via Skinny Taste

    With fruit, vegetables, dairy, carbohydrates and protein on the ingredient list, these sweets could practically count for a balanced meal.

    Calories: 198 | Carbs: 31g | Fat: 7g | Sugar: 22g

  4. WHOLE GRAIN PUMPKIN CUPCAKES via Texan Erin Baking

    Knock a few extra calories off this healthy recipe by opting for unsweetened applesauce instead of olive oil.

    Calories: 193 | Fat: 12g | Sugar: 11g

  5. STRAWBERRY CUPCAKES via Eat Good 4 Life

    Although these treats come with a recipe for strawberry frosting, the topping packs a whopping 256 calories and 40g of carbohydrates.

    Calories: 96 | Carbs: 20g | Fat: 1g | Sugar: 1g

  6. CARROT CAKE CUPCAKES via Apron Strings to Diamond Rings

    Yummy carrot cake in cupcake form.

    Calories: 135 | Carbs: 20g | Fat: 5g | Sugar: 6g

  7. BANANA CUPCAKES with VANILLA PASTRY CREAM via Brown-Eyed Baker

    Top off this healthy dessert with a dried banana chip.

    Calories: 183 | Carbs: 29g | Fat: 7g | Sugar: 17g

  8. PUMPKIN CUPCAKES via Skinny Taste

    This fun fall recipe skips the eggs, butter and oil in favor of canned pumpkin.

    Calories: 121 | Carbs: 23g | Fat: 3g | Sugar: 14g

Healthy Cocktail-Inspired Cupcakes Under 200 Calories

  1. PINA COLADA CUPCAKES via Skinny Taste

    A two-ingredient, non-alcoholic recipe topped with pineapple coconut cream cheese frosting.

    Calories: 154 | Carbs: 27g | Fat: 4g | Sugar: 17g

  2. CHOCOLATE STOUT CUPCAKES via Skinny Taste

    Cupcakes for grown-ups. Need I say more?

    Calories: 189 | Carbs: 31g | Fat: 6g | Sugar: 19g

Have a favorite healthy cupcake that's not featured here? Share your tastiest low-calorie recipes and I'll add them to the guide!

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      who new healthy food could look so good

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      OrnitA 3 years ago

      Beautiful :)

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      LadyDuck 3 years ago

      Great lens, I love healthy desserts and these cupcakes seems really good

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      Nnadi bonaventure Chima 3 years ago from Johanesburg

      Nice yummy lens , thanks for sharing

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