Gluten free / vegan zucchini cupcakes

Gluten free / vegan zucchini cupcakes

Serves 12
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 35 minutes
Total time 50 minutes
Dietary Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Meal type Dessert, Snack
Misc Child Friendly
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  • 1 cup Brown sugar, packed
  • 2 teaspoons Baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon xanathan gum
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon gluten free vanilla
  • 1/3 cup quinoa flour
  • 1/3 cup sorghum flour
  • 2/3 cups Tapioca starch
  • 1/3 cup corn flour
  • 2 small small zucchini, grated
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons flax meal + 6 Tbs hot water (Mix flax meal with water and set aside until it thickens to an egg yolk-like consistecy. )


1. Preheat oven to 365 degrees. Mix dry ingredients in a stand mixer.
2. Mix wet ingredients except for zucchini and slowly add to dry ingredients. Mix until incorporated; batter will be stiff.
3. Slowly mix in zucchini. Once batter softens up, increase speed on mixer to medium and mix 3-4 minutes.
4. Scoop batter into a greased ice-cream scoop and place in cupcake wrappers or greased muffin tin.
5. Bake at 365 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when you poke the middle of a cupcake. Let cool and frost with non-dairy/vegan "buttercream" frosting.