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Christmas Joy Cupcake (Gluten Free Dark Chocolate Cupcake with Chocolate Ganache Frosting)

Christmas Joy…
( Dark Chocolate Cupcake with Chocolate Ganache
   or Chocolate Mousse)

Ingredients

2 cups Mama’s Almond or Coconut Blend Flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. xanthan gum
1/2 cup dark chocolate cocoa

3/4 cup butter or dairy free butter, room temp.
1 1/4 cup sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
3 eggs
1 1/4 cups milk (dairy, rice, nut, soy)

1 cup chocolate chips or white chocolate chips

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 °.  Put desired cupcake liners in cupcake pan.

In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, xanthan gum and cocoa.  Mix and set aside.

In a mixing bowl, cream butter.  Add sugar and vanilla and mix well.  Scrape down sides of bowl.  Add one egg at a time, mixing well after each addition.  Scrape down sides of bowl.  Alternate adding flour and milk until all ingredients are combined.  Mix for about 1 minute until well combined.  

Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full.  Bake for 25 minutes or until cupcakes bounce back when touched. 

Ganache Topping 
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup heavy cream

Ganache Directions
Using double boiler, melt chocolate. When chocolate is melted add cream and mix well and stir constantly until well combined and shiny.

 

Christmas Joy Cupcake (Gluten Free Dark Chocolate Cupcake with Chocolate Ganache Frosting)
 
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Christmas Joy... ( Dark Chocolate Cupcake with Chocolate Ganache or Chocolate Mousse)
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups Mama's Almond or Coconut Blend Flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¾ tsp. xanthan gum
  • ½ cup dark chocolate cocoa
  • ¾ cup butter or dairy free butter, room temp.
  • 1¼ cups sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 1¼ cups milk (dairy, rice, nut, soy)
  • 1 cup chocolate chips or white chocolate chips
  • Ganache Topping
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. °.
  3. Put desired cupcake liners in cupcake pan.
  4. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, xanthan gum and cocoa.  Mix and set aside.
  5. In a mixing bowl, cream butter.  Add sugar and vanilla and mix well.  Scrape down sides of bowl.  Add one egg at a time, mixing well after each addition.  Scrape down sides of bowl.  Alternate adding flour and milk until all ingredients are combined.  Mix for about 1 minute until well combined.
  6. Fill cupcake liners ¾ full.  Bake for 25 minutes or until cupcakes bounce back when touched.
  7. Ganache Directions
  8. Using double boiler, melt chocolate. When chocolate is melted add cream and mix well and stir constantly until well combined and shiny.

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