Decadent Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes
Gluten free diet is a healthy living choice and a way to treat celiac disease. Don’t deprive yourself of cupcakes if you are on a gluten free diet, prep your mood with a gluten free chocolate cupcake.
14 tbsp butter
200 gms dark cooking chocolate
1 cup caster sugar
4 eggs at room temperature
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp cocoa
Melt the chocolate with the butter over a double boiler till smooth and creamy. Whisk in the sugar. Then, whisk in the eggs, one at a time. Add the vanilla and cocoa.
Place 12 cupcake cases in a muffin tray, pour in the batter up to 3/4 fill. Bake at 350F or 181C for 10 minutes. Then switch off oven but let the cupcakes remain in for a further 10 minutes. (Don't be alarmed if you see the cupcakes rise and then fall).
Garnish with spoonfuls of warm chocolate ganache (mix of 8oz or 226 gms of melted chocolate and 1 cup heavy cream).
Priya Laxman is Chief Baker at Piccoli Tortini, a Luxurious Italian Pasticceria. Though not formally trained, Priya's love for cooking, baking and feeding people led to a great journey of self education and rigorous self training to create the sumptuous desserts served at her
pasticceria today. Now heralding the first ever pasticceria in Mumbai, Priya is a gluten free dessert connoisseur.
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