Allergy-Friendly Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

By Barbara Bacal

Suffer from food allergies or just trying to eat a little healthier but have a serious sweet tooth? Try this RD approved dairy, egg, nut and gluten-free cupcake recipe for a real chocolatey treat without the guilt or reaction!


1.5 cups all-purpose gluten free flour

2/3 cup granulated sugar

1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 tsp baking soda

3/4 tsp salt

1/4 cup oil

1 Tb white vinegar

1 tsp pure vanilla extract ( not imitation which can have gluten)

3/4 cup then 1/4 cup cold water


Preheat oven to 350

Put cupcake liners in cupcake pan.

Sift flour with sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Mix with a fork. Add oil, vanilla and 3/4 cup cold water and combine. Add remaining 1/4 cup cold water and mix again. Batter will be runny.

Divide evenly in 12 cupcake pan.

Bake for 20 mins.


Nutrition Information

Per cupcake:

149 calories

24 g carb

5 g fat