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Chocolate almond flour cupcakes decorated for a birthday.
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3.23 from 22 votes

Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes

These delicious chocolate cupcakes are full of healthier ingredients, but moist, rich, and fudgy. Sure to be your new favorite cupcake recipe!
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 cupcakes
Calories: 288kcal


  • 1/3 cup grapeseed oil or sub coconut oil, melted
  • 1/3 cup honey light tasting, or sub date syrup
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup almond flour
  • 6 tablespoons cocoa powder


  • Preheat oven to 350º F.
  • In a mixing bowl, add oil, honey, eggs, vanilla, salt and baking soda. Mix well until combined.
  • Add the almond flour (sifted, if needed) and cocoa powder, and stir until combined.
  • Line a 6 cavity muffin pan with liners. Divide the batter into 6 cupcakes.
  • Bake for 24-27 minutes, until the centers are fully cooked.
  • Frost with white chocolate buttercream, and decorate simply with sprinkles.


Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 175mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 120IU | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1.7mg