Gluten Free Cupcakes with Mocha Frosting

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!


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


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
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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