DIY Recipe: The Best Vickys Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes, GF DF EF SF NF

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Vickys Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes, GF DF EF SF NF.

Vickys Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes, GF DF EF SF NF You can make Vickys Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes, GF DF EF SF NF using 17 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you make that.

Ingredients of Vickys Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes, GF DF EF SF NF

  1. You need of gluten-free / plain flour.
  2. It’s of cocoa powder.
  3. Prepare of xanthan gum if using gluten-free flour.
  4. Prepare of granulated sugar.
  5. Prepare of baking powder.
  6. Prepare of light coconut milk.
  7. It’s of baking soda / bicarb.
  8. It’s of a ripe avocado, mashed well.
  9. It’s of cider vinegar.
  10. You need of sunflower spread / butter, melted.
  11. You need of cherry jam.
  12. Prepare of vanilla extract.
  13. You need of icing sugar.
  14. It’s of gold foil Stork block margarine.
  15. Prepare of light coconut milk.
  16. You need of pink food dye.
  17. You need of whole fresh cherries to garnish.

Vickys Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes, GF DF EF SF NF step by step

  1. Preheat the oven to gas 6 / 200C / 400F and line a 12 hole cupcake tin with paper cases.
  2. Mix the flour, xanthan gum, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder and baking soda together well in a bowl.
  3. Add the coconut milk, sunflower spread, vinegar, vanilla and avocado and mix the batter smooth.
  4. Divide evenly between the paper cases.
  5. Bake for 18 – 24 minutes until well risen and cooked through. A toothpick test will show if they're done. Mine had an extra few minutes in the oven as I was on the phone and they cracked but nobody will notice under the buttercream!.
  6. Let cool on a wire rack then use a cake plunger or a spoon to hollow out the middles.
  7. Make the buttercream by creaming the Stork and icing sugar together until light then beating in the milk.
  8. Spoon cherry jam into the holes.
  9. Add the food dye to make the icing a nice shade of pink then spoon into a piping bag.
  10. Swirl on top of each cupcake.
  11. Decorate with a cherry – feel free to dip the cherries in some melted chocolate to make them a little bit more decadent.
  12. Yummy!.

recipe by Vicky@Jacks Free-From Cookbook @cookpad