Gluten Free Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate cupcakes are the best!  But what about Gluten Free Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes?  The Gluten Free (and Vegan) option is obvious, but what is Mexican Chocolate?

You are in for a treat with these Chipotle-spiced Chocolate Cupcakes:

Gluten Free Vegan Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

Chipotle Chocolate Cupcakes

*½ cup superfine white rice flour
*1/3 cup superfine brown rice flour
*1/3 cup superfine sweet rice flour
*1/3 cup tapioca starch
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup unflavored rice milk
½ cup Chipotle Vegenaise (for less spicy cut half and half with regular Vegenaise)
2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

*in place of the flours and starch you can use 1½ cups all-purpose gluten free flour

Vegan Cinnamon Butter Cream Frosting

1 cup all vegetable shortening
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
3 cups powdered sugar
2 – 4 tablespoons rice milk

READ FULL RECIPE — including the directions!

I am not much of a ‘heat’ lover, so I would probably use just plain vegenaise!  But for those of you who live a little on the wild side, this recipe sounds just perfect!!

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