Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

These scrumptious Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes are so easy to make and you’ll be extremely glad that you came across this recipe.

Making Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes has never been so easy!



Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcake

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

If you’re like me and you love chocolate cupcakes this recipe will make you wanna jump in the kitchen and whip up a batch, they are so rich with flavour that they will have you coming back again and again.

This chocolate cupcake recipe is one of my personal favourite’s, mainly because I’m a chocoholic and everything that has chocolate in it I’m addicted to.

This is one of those recipes where you would barely be able to tell that it was Gluten-Free, that’s because the combination of texture and flavour has a perfect blend of creamy, making it a divine choice.

Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcake Recipe



This has been another popular recipe among friends and family, as most of them are chocoholics like myself and even though they don’t normally have gluten free, not one of them knew that it was until they were told after they tried it.


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Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

Rita's Lil Sweeties
Mouth Watering Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcake Recipe
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 24 Cupcakes



  • Cups granulated sugar
  • 2 Cups all purpose gluten-free flour ( We use Woolworths Free From Gluten Plain Flour 750g )
  • ¾ Cup unsweetened cocoa
  • tsp gluten-free baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Cup Milk (or dairy-free milk)
  • ½ Cup vegetable oil
  • tsp vanilla extract
  • ¾ Cup boiling water


  • ½ Cup butter (or dairy-free butter)
  • tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ Cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ Cup Milk (or dairy-free milk)


  • Preheat oven to 180°C. Position baking tray in center of oven. Line two 12-serving cupcake tins with baking paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt until all lumps are gone.
  • Add eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla. Beat with a mixer for two minutes.
  • Stir in boiling water.
  • Spoon batter evenly into cupcake tray. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and leave out to cool completely.
  • For the icing: In a medium mixing bowl, beat butter and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy. Add cocoa powder and beat until combined. Gradually add powdered sugar, one cup at a time. Slowly beat in milk. Beat in additional milk if needed, to obtain desired consistency.
  • Apply icing to cupcakes.
  • Enjoy!


  • It's optional to use dairy free butter and dairy-free milk in this recipe, you can certainly use normal milk and butter if dairy isn't a problem.

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Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes