Tuesday, 10 December 2013

RED VELVET CUPCAKES - GLUTEN FREE


RED VELVET CUPCAKES
 Gluten free and Dairy free
Ingredients

3/4 cup caster sugar
60g dairy free spread
2 tsp vanilla essence
1 1/2 tsp red food colouring
2 eggs
2 cups gluten free self-raising flour
2 Tbsp cocoa
1 tsp xanthan gum
1 cup Soy Milky Lite
Method

Preheat oven to 180°C
In a large bowl, cream together dairy free spread, vanilla essence, red food colouring and sugar with electric beaters. Beat until light and fluffy (approx. 2 minutes). Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each is added and then beat for further minute
In a large bowl, sift flour, cocoa and xanthan gum and ensure well combined
Add Vitasoy Soy Milky Lite and sifted dry ingredients to the beaten egg mixture. Mix with a wooden spoon and ensure well combined and no lumps
Place patty pans into a 12 hole muffin tray. Fill each patty pan with red velvet cake batter to 2/3 full. Place in the preheated oven and bake for approx. 15 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean
Remove from oven and set aside to cool. Dust drinking chocolate on top, ice with chocolate icing, or decorate as desired
Tips
Makes 12.