Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes and Frosting Recipe
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Gluten Free chocolate cupcakes and frosting.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups of gluten free flour mix (add 2 tsp. of xantham powder if there is none in your mix)
  • 1¾ cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • ⅓ cup cocoa (heaping)
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup butter milk
  • 1 cup coffee
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Frosting:
  • 1 stick melted butter
  • ½ cup cocoa
  • 3 cups of powdered sugar
  • 6 tbsp cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Melt butter
  2. Beat melted butter and sugar together.
  3. Add eggs and beat until combined.
  4. Mix dry ingredients and beat into butter mixture.
  5. Add in coffee, buttermilk and vanilla and beat until smooth.
  6. Line cupcake pan with liners and fill cups
  7. Bake at 350 for about 20 minutes
  8. (They will still feel a bit soft but are great after they cool as long as a toothpick comes out clean)
  9. Makes 24 cupcakes
Notes
Frosting:
Beat cocoa and melted butter until combined.Add vanilla. Alternate powdered sugar and cream until you have a thick, fudgy frosting.Pipe on cupcakes.You can thin this with more cream if it gets too thick.
Recipe by Simply Healthy Home at http://simplyhealthyhome.com/gluten-free-chocolate-cupcakes-frosting-recipe/