Raspberry and Vanilla Cupcake Recipe

written by Danielle Minnebo

Danielle’s Raspberry & Vanilla Cupcakes_small

This recipe is not only gluten-free but also grain-free. The almond meal adds extra protein, healthy fats and other nutrients, while the coconut flour gives these muffins texture and a good serve of fibre.

Makes: 24 cupcakes

Ingredients

Method

  • 100g almond meal
  • 125g coconut palm sugar
  • 110g tapioca flour
  • 55g coconut flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean powder
  • 3 large eggs
  • 200mL almond milk
  • 100mL olive oil
  • 1 punnet fresh raspberries
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C and line cupcake tray with cupcake wrappers.
  2. In large bowl, add almond meal, coconut palm sugar, tapioca flour, coconut flour, baking powder and vanilla bean powder.
  3. Make well in centre and add eggs, almond milk, olive oil and raspberries. Mix together until well combined and fill each cupcake wrapper. This mixture makes 24 cupcakes, so if you don’t have 2 trays you’ll need to bake 2 batches.
  4. Make well in centre and add eggs, almond milk, olive oil and raspberries. Mix together until well combined and fill each cupcake wrapper. This mixture makes 24 cupcakes, so if you don’t have 2 trays you’ll need to bake 2 batches.


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Danielle Minnebo

Danielle is a university-qualified nutritionist, a passionate home cook and founder of Food to Nourish. Danielle’s love affair with cooking started at a very young age in the kitchen where she was taught to cook by her mother. Danielle is passionate about helping people form a better understanding of nutrition and a healthier relationship with the food they eat. In fact, she’s on a mission to help spread the real food message to as many people as possible. Throughout her work as a nutritionist, Danielle’s basic principles have always come back to how we cook and prepare our food. She believes it really is as simple as combining wholefood ingredients in the right way to create tasty dishes that are nutrient-dense and full of flavour.