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Simple Gluten Free Vanilla Cupcakes (Nut Free)

  • Author: Lisa Kitahara
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 12 cupcakes 1x


These Simple Dairy Free + Gluten Free Vanilla Cupcakes are light, soft and perfectly sweetened. Just 10 Ingredients and 1-bowl required! (Vegan, nut free & oil free)




  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 F (180 C). Line a cupcake tray with 12 parchment liners. 
  2. Into a mixing bowl, add in the coconut milk, coconut yogurt, miso paste and vanilla extract and whisk together. 
  3. Add in the cane sugar, white rice flour, oat flour, potato starch and salt. Then sift in the baking soda and baking powder and mix until just combined. 
  4. Divide the batter between 12 cupcake cups, filling them 3/4 of the way full. Then bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes or until springy to the tough and toothpick inserted in the centre is clean.
  5. Remove from the oven and let them sit in the pan for 2-3 minutes. Then transfer them onto a wire rack and allow them to cool completely before frosting. Enjoy!


  • Category: dessert
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: vegan, gluten free, north american

Keywords: dairy free gluten free vanilla cupcakes, eggless vanilla cupcakes, nut free vanilla cupcakes, vegan vanilla cupcakes