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Chocolate Cupcakes - Gluten and Dairy Free

Gluten and Dairy Free chocolate cupcake recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Servings: 6 cupcakes
Author: Tumble into Love


  • 1/4 cup all purpose gluten-free flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup agave nectar

Chocolate Cupcake Frosting

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup non dairy baking stick like Earth balance
  • 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp Non-flavored, dairy-free milk substitute


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
  • Line a cupcake pan with paper liners, set aside
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking soda
  • In a large bowl, blend together eggs, oil and agave
  • Gradually pour dry ingredients into wet, stirring to combine
  • Scoop 1/4 cup of batter into each paper liner
  • Bake for 20-22 minutes
  • Allow to cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar or frosting

Cupcake Frosting

  • Cream room temperature dairy free baking stick with a mixer, until smooth and fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until fully incorporated.
  • Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar and cocoa until fully incorporated.
  • Beat in vanilla extract.
  • Gradually add dairy free milk substitute, 1 tsp at a time until desired consistency