Gluten Free Banana Cream Cupcakes

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In this recipe, a tasty, moist banana cupcake lightly flavoured with lemon zest is topped with a spoonful of cream frosting. For a cupcake to be a cupcake, it needs frosting, but this cupcake is just as delicious without it

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups blanched almond flour
  • 2 Tbsp. gluten free tapioca flour
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. Himalayan pink salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup agave nectar or maple syrup
  • Zest of 2 lemons, divided
  • 2 very ripe bananas (1 cup mashed)
  • CREAM FROSTING
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • 3 Tbsp. agave nectar or maple syrup
  • 3 Tbsp. cream cheese
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • In a large bowl, mix almond flour, tapioca starch, salt and baking soda
  • In a separate bowl, combine eggs, olive oil, agave and zest of 1 lemon and then stir in mashed bananas
  • Add wet ingredients to dry and mix
  • Scoop batter into lined muffin pan and bake 20 - 22 minutes
  • Bake 20 – 22 minutes
  • Remove from the oven, and cool. Frost with cream frosting and sprinkle with lemon zest
  • CREAM FROSTING
  • Using an electric mixer whip sour cream, cream cheese, agave and vanilla for 2 minutes. Taste for sweetness and adjust if needed by adding more agave
  • Refrigerate for 2 hours


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