GF Chocolate Cupcakes
My kids have wheat allergies, so birthday parties and school cake stalls can be tricky! So they can enjoy sweet treats like the rest of their friends, I have been working hard to create healthy, gluten-free, but still delicious alternatives. These cupcakes have been given the tick of approval by everyone in my kids’ classes. They’re also full of antioxidants and they’re refined sugar free!
- 2½ cups of almond flour
- ¾ cup raw cacao powder
- 1/2 tsp of salt
- 1 tsp of baking soda
- 3 large ripe bananas, mashed
- 3 large organic eggs
- 1 tsp of vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup maple syrup (you could switch this for agave if you prefer)
- 1/4 cup coconut yogurt, kefir, whole milk yoghurt, or sour cream
- ¾ cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips
- Preheat the oven to 175C and line a 12 hole muffin tin with cupcake wrappers.
- Grab a large bowl and mash your bananas and then whisk in your eggs. Stir in your maple syrup, yogurt and vanilla.
- In a separate bowl, stir together dry ingredients: almond flour, cacao powder, salt, and baking soda.
- Then stir your dry ingredients into your large bowl of wet ingredients. Stir until almost combined, then add in your choc chips and stir until combined. Just don’t over mix!
- Divide the batter into the cup-cake wrappers (about ¾ full) and bake for 19-25 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Decorate with your favourite icing (we love this peanut-choc version) and enjoy!
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