Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate & Lime Cupcakes

Serves 8

Method

For the cupcakes:

  • 150g dairy free spread
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 140g gluten free self raising flour
  • 10g cocoa powder
  • juice and zest of 1 lime

For the frosting:

  • 125g dairy free spread
  • 250g icing sugar
  • zest of one lime

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 oC
  2. Beat together the dairy free spread and caster sugar until light and fluffy
  3. Beat in the eggs one at a time
  4. Stir in the flour, cocoa powder, lime juice and zest
  5. Divide between 8 muffins cases and bake for 20 minutes
  6. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely
  7. Make the frosting by beating together the dairy free spread, icing sugar and lime zest until light and fluffy
  8. Pipe onto the cupcakes and top with some extra zest and dairy free chocolate shavings