Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes with Vegan "buttercream" Chocolate Frosting
The New York Times blog, Bitten, just did a feature on chocolate cupcakes, which made me realize that a recipe for gluten free chocolate cupcakes is conspicuously lacking from this site. Well, I am happy to say that is no longer the case.
In my quest for the perfect gluten free chocolate cupcake, I made these 5 times. Today. Luckily, my boys and their glutenoid friends happily scarfed the “failures.” Here, I share with you my success.
- ¼ cup coconut flour
- ¼ cup dagoba cocoa powder
- ¼ teaspoon celtic sea salt
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- 3 eggs
- ¼ cup grapeseed oil
- ½ cup agave nectar
1In a medium bowl, combine coconut flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking soda
2In a large bowl, blend together eggs, oil and agave
3Blend dry ingredients into wet thoroughly
4Line a cupcake tin with paper liners and scoop a scant 1/4 cup into each
5Bake at 375° for 20-22 minutes
6Cool and cover with vegan “buttercream” chocolate frosting
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