Gluten Free Cupcakes with Mocha Frosting

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Just imagine moist and tender cupcakes topped with a light and fluffy mocha frosting. This gluten free cupcake recipe is simple to make and takes only minutes to whip up. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose gluten free flour
  • ¾ cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tsp. aluminum free baking powder
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup milk of your choice
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Mocha Frosting
  • ¾ cup icing sugar
  • ¼ cup pure cocoa
  • 1 ½ cups whipping cream
  • 1 Tbsp. strong coffee
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F and line a muffin pan with paper liners
  • Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt
  • In a separate bowl whisk together olive oil, eggs, milk, and vanilla extract, and add to dry ingredients. Mix until well combined
  • Fill muffin cups with batter about two-thirds full
  • Bake cupcakes until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean, about 20 - 25 minutes. Cool cupcakes on a cooling rack
  • MOCHA FROSTING
  • Mix icing sugar and cocoa, and then add whipping cream and coffee
  • Whip until stiff peaks form
  • Spread the frosting over cooled cupcakes


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