7 Killer Gluten-Free Cupcake Recipes

Food & Wine: 7 Killer Gluten-Free Cupcake Recipes
Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Meringue Frosting. © Sarah Bolla
By F&W Editors Posted April 23, 2014

Here, seven gluten-free cupcakes that let everyone enjoy frosting as it should be enjoyed—on a tiny, handheld cake.

1. German Chocolate Cupcakes 
German chocolate cake, while flavored with coconut, is usually made with all-purpose wheat flour. In this gluten-free twist, coconut flour and 10 eggs are combined to create dense, delicious cupcakes.

2. Lime-Coconut Cupcakes 
Agave syrup adds a mellow sweetness to the batter of these delicious gluten-free cupcakes, which are slathered with a tart lime buttercream.

3. Vanilla Bean Golden Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting 
These lovely, gluten-free cupcakes are flavored with both vanilla beans and vanilla seeds.

4. Hot Cocoa Cupcakes with Meringue Frosting 
These rich chocolate cupcakes are topped with a fluffy marshmallow-esque meringue frosting.

5. Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Cupcakes
An easy cream cheese frosting adorns these amazing gluten-free carrot cupcakes.

6. Banana Custard-Stuffed Peanut Butter Cupcakes
These stuffed cupcakes are completely over-the-top but well worth the effort.

7. Gluten-Free Pumpkin-Ginger Cupcakes 
Golden caramel sauce is an amazing topping for these pumpkin-ginger cupcakes.

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