Recipe: Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes


I found this original recipe on Martha Stewart’s site, but it was laden with gluten, and I wanted a healthier junk food, so I altered the recipe to be gluten free.

Recipe: Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes

Author: Jodi Stevens
Serves: 18 to 24
  • 3/4 cup <a href=”″ target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>Raw Organic Gluten Free Cacao Powder</a>
  • 1 1/2 cups <a href=”″ target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>All-Purpose Gluten-Free Baking Flour</a>
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup warm water
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons safflower oil
  • 1 teaspoon <a href=”″ target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>Nielsen Massey, Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract</a>
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake tins with paper liners; set aside. Sift together Raw Organic Gluten Free Cacao Powder, All-Purpose Gluten-Free Baking Flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt into a large bowl. Add eggs, warm water, buttermilk, oil, and Nielsen Massey, Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract, and mix until smooth.
  2. Divide batter evenly among cupcake cups, filling each about 2/3 full. Bake until tops spring back when touched, or about 20 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack; let cool completely, then frost.

Willow Stevens

Willow is a mother of six who begins to feel the empty nest, with faer oldest child living with his long-time girlfriend in another state, and the next three begin their talks about jobs and the excitement of college and living alone. Willow started couponing in 2007 to save their family some money on the grocery budget. That's how Freetail Therapy was born, so that fae could share their knowledge of saving money with others. Though the site has become so much more since then, and now includes homeschooling and homesteading info, Willow still does it all on a budget and shares how. Willow enjoys snagging freebies, snuggling with their dog, Xander, drinking decaf coffee, gardening, cannabis and of course, their large frugal family.

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