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Gluten and Dairy free chocolate cupcakes

Lisa Marley from the Cocoa Box shows us how to make these sumptuous cupcakes that you won't know are gluten and dairy free! Makes around 10 cupcakes


  • 150g gluten & wheat free flour ( I use Doves farm)

  • 150g coconut oil ( extra virgin – melted and cooled)

  • 50g cocoa powder ( gluten free organic)

  • 150g coconut palm sugar sugar (organic/unrefined)

  • 1 tsp baking powder ( gluten free organic)

  • 75g apple puree (organic)


  • 1.

    Beat the coconut oil and coconut palm sugar together

  • 2.

    Mix in the flour/cocoa powder/baking powder

  • 3.

    Fold in the apple puree

  • 4.

    Spoon into cupcake cases until practically full ( but not completely full)

  • 5.

    Bake for 18 – 20 minutes at 160

  • 6.

    Use a skewer to insert into the middle – if it comes out clean they are cooked.

  • 7.

    Allow to cool then decorate with the dairy free ganache


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