Gluten Free Cupcake Recipes

Double Chocolate Cinnamon Mini Cupcakes (Gluten-Free Recipe)

Chocolate, cocoa and Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread combine in these delicious petite cakes. Swirled chocolate cinnamon frosting makes these holiday bites irresistible.

20 min.prep time 60 min.total time
30 mini cupcakes
1 Rating

Ingredients

Cupcakes

1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup buttermilk*
1 (1-ounce) square unsweetened baking chocolate, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup Gluten-Free Flour Blend (see below)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup boiling water

Frosting

1 (1-ounce) square unsweetened baking chocolate, melted
2 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
Decorator sprinkles, if desired

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F. Place foil or paper baking cups into 30 mini (1 1/4-inch) muffin pan cups. Set aside. 

Combine sugar and 1/4 cup Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread in bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add buttermilk, 1 ounce melted chocolate, egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add gluten-free flour blend, baking soda and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed. Add boiling water; continue beating until smooth. 

Spoon about 1 tablespoon batter into each prepared muffin pan cups. Bake 10-12 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely. 

Place 1/3 cup Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread and melted chocolate in bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar and cocoa, alternately with whipping cream, beating well after each addition until creamy. 

Pipe or frost each cupcake with about 1 tablespoon frosting; sprinkle with decorator sprinkles, if desired.

 

*Substitute 1 teaspoon vinegar or lemon juice and enough milk to equal 1/4 cup; let stand 5 minutes.
 

 

Recipe Tip

- Gluten-Free Flour Blend: Combine 2 cups rice flour, 2/3 cup potato starch, 1/3 cup tapioca flour and 1 teaspoon xanthan gum. Use appropriate amount for recipe; store remainder in container with tight-fitting lid. Stir before using.

- To make ahead, bake cupcakes as directed; cool completely. Place unfrosted cupcakes in resealable plastic freezer bag. Freeze up to 2 months. Let stand at room temperature until thawed. Prepare frosting as directed. Frost cupcakes.

- This recipe was developed using alternative flours and products labeled as “gluten-free.” The best source for additional information is the ingredient listing on product packaging. Learn about gluten-free baking.

Nutrition Facts (1 mini cupcake)

Calories: 110

Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 75mg

Carbohydrates: 18g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #15117B©2011Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This is the first time I made gluten free cupcakes. The cinnamon butter is perfect for this dessert. My kids really enjoyed this dessert and the enjoyed every crumb. This was a very easy gluten free recipe. Thank you and Cheers.

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