Gluten and Dairy Free Cinnamon Chocolate Cupcakes

Makes 8 cupcakes


For the cupcakes:

  • 150g dairy free spread
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 130g self raising gluten free flour
  • 20g dairy and gluten free cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon gluten free baking powder

For the frosting:

  • 125g dairy free spread
  • 250g icing sugar
  • sprinkle of ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 oC
  2. Beat together the caster sugar and the dairy free spread until light
  3. and fluffy
  4. Add the three eggs individually, beating well between each addition
  5. Add in the flour, cocoa, baking powder and cinnamon
  6. Mix until well combined
  7. Line a muffin tin with paper cases
  8. Place one tablespoon of the cupcake mix into each of the cases
  9. Bake in the centre of the oven for 20 minutes
  10. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before icing
  11. To make the frosting beat the butter and icing sugar together until light and fluffy
  12. Pipe onto the top of the cupcakes and sprinkle on a little ground cinnamon