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Gluten Free chocolate Cupcakes

gluten free cupcakes on a plate

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Ingredients

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Cupcake ingredients:

  • 1 3/4 cup gluten-free flour blend (with 1 teaspoon guar or xanthan gum if your mix does not already contain it.)
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups granulated sugar

For the chocolate buttercream: 

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350º
  2. In a medium bowl, stir flour blend, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, instant coffee, and salt together and set aside
  3. In a larger mixing bowl, beat eggs, milk, oil, vanilla, and sugar together
  4. Stir in dry ingredients until fully incorporated
  5. Beat an additional minute
  6. Divide batter between 12 paper-lined cupcake tins
  7. Bake in center of oven for 18-20 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean
  8. Remove from oven and let cupcakes cool
  9. When cupcakes are cool, beat icing ingredients together until smooth
  10. Pipe, or spread icing onto cupcakes
  11. Decorate and serve
  12. Enjoy!
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