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Gluten-Free Lime Cupcakes

Posted By Allergic Living On 2011/03/18 @ 10:12 am In Birthday,Cakes, Cupcakes,Cakes, Cupcakes,Cakes, Cupcakes,Dessert,DFCF,Fish,For Kids,Milk/Dairy,Mustard,Other Legumes,Peanut,Sesame,Shellfish,Soy,Spring,Sulphites,Summer,Wheat | No Comments


Makes 10
Free of: Gluten, peanuts, dairy, soy, sesame
Contains: Almonds (almond flour), Eggs
Sweetness: Medium


  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) blanched almond flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) grapeseed oil
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) agave nectar
  • 2 tablespoons firmly packed lime zest, plus more to decorate (about 3 limes)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line 10 muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the coconut flour, almond flour, salt, and baking soda. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, grapeseed oil, agave nectar, and 2 tablespoons lime zest. Blend the wet ingredients into the coconut flour mixture with a handheld mixer until thoroughly combined.
  3. Scoop 1/4 cup of batter into each prepared muffin cup.
  4. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out with just a few moist crumbs attached. Let the cupcakes cool in the pan for 1 hour, then frost, sprinkle with the remaining lime zest, and serve.

Reprinted with permission from Gluten-Free Cupcakes: 50 Irresistible Recipes Made with Almond and Coconut Flour [2]. Copyright © 2011 by Elana Amsterdam, Celestial Arts, an imprint of Ten Speed Press, a division of the Crown Publishing Group, Berkeley, CA. Photo Credit: Annabelle Breakey.

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[2] Gluten-Free Cupcakes: 50 Irresistible Recipes Made with Almond and Coconut Flour: http://www.amazon.com/Gluten-Free-Cupcakes-Irresistible-Recipes-Coconut/dp/158761166X/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_a

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