Gluten-Free Red Velvet Cupcakes

Now everyone can enjoy deliciously moist Red Velvet Cupcakes. Perfect for celebrations and everyday baking.

Serves: 24
  • Red Velvet Cupcakes:
  • Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting:
25 mins Prep time 25 mins Cook time
25 mins Prep time
25 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. For the Cupcakes, mix cocoa powder, cornstarch, sorghum flour, tapioca flour, xanthan gum, baking powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Set aside.

  • Beat granulated sugar and oil in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add melted chocolate; mix well. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time. Stir food color and vanilla into buttermilk. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture on low speed until just blended. Do not overbeat. Spoon batter into 24 paper-lined muffin cups, filling each cup 2/3 full.

  • Bake 23 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted into cupcake comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire rack 5 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely.

  • For the Frosting, beat cream cheese, butter, sour cream and vanilla in large bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Frost cooled cupcakes with Frosting.

Cooking tip

• Read labels of all recipe ingredients to ensure all are gluten-free.
• No buttermilk? Use this simple substitute. Place 1 tablespoon white vinegar or lemon juice in liquid measuring cup. Add enough milk to measure 1 cup. Let stand 5 minutes.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 374Calories: 374Cholesterol: 48mg
  • Sodium: 151mgProtein: 3g
  • Total Fat: 18gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 50g