Gluten Free Cupcakes with Mocha Frosting

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Just imagine moist and tender cupcakes topped with 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 blend
  • ¾ cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tsp. GF baking powder (aluminum free)
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup milk of your choice
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • MOCHA FROSTING
  • ¾ cup GF icing sugar
  • ¼ cup pure cocoa powder
  • 1 ½ cups whipping cream
  • 1 Tbsp. strong coffee
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F and line a cupcake pan with paper liners
  • Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt
  • In a separate bowl whisk olive oil, eggs, milk, and vanilla extract until creamy. Add to dry ingredients and mix to combine
  • Fill cupcake cups evenly with batter, about two-thirds full
  • Bake for 20 - 22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • MOCHA FROSTING
  • Using a medium bowl combine icing sugar and cocoa powder. Add whipping cream and coffee and using an electric mixer whip until stiff peaks form
  • Spread the frosting over cooled cupcakes


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