Gluten-Free Mini Avocado Spice Cupcakes Recipe

You won't believe that these moist mini cupcakes are gluten free. Fresh Hass Avocado is the surprise ingredient.


Yield: 36 mini cupcakes


Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 14 minutes
Total Time: 19 minutes
Re-Calculate: Ingredients
Recipe Features: Gluten Free


  • 1 1⁄2 cups rice flour
  • 1 1⁄2 cups almond meal
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 ripe, Fresh Hass Avocado, peeled and seeded
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Spray mini muffin pans with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Place rice flour, almond meal, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg in a medium bowl and whisk to combine. Set aside
  3. Place avocado, milk, eggs and vanilla in the work bowl of a food processor and process until very smooth, about 45 seconds
  4. Slowly add rice flour mixture in batches, blending in between additions, until mixture is smooth.
  5. Pour mixture into prepared mini muffin tins and bake for 12-14 minutes or until lightly golden and puffed in the center.

Nutrition Facts


Nutrition Information Per Serving: 1 serving = 3 mini cupcakes, Calories 270; Total Fat 11 g (Sat 1.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 0.5 g, Mono 2 g); Cholesterol 45 mg; Sodium 290 mg; Potassium 180 mg; Total Carbohydrates 37 g; Dietary Fiber 3 g; Total Sugars 19 g; Protein 7 g; Vitamin A 77 IU; Vitamin C 2 mg; Calcium 67 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 3.9 IU; Folate 22 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 6%; Iron 8%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Serving Suggestions:

Drizzle a little lemon glaze over the tops of these little gems. Place a tablespoon of lemon juice, a cup of powdered sugar, a teaspoon of vanilla extract, and 3 tablespoons of melted butter in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.

Quick Nutrition

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 270
Total Fat: 11 g
Saturated Fat: 1.5 g
Trans Fat: n/a
Cholesterol: 45 mg
Sodium: 290 mg
Carbohydrates: 37 g
Total Sugars: 19 g
Protein: 7 g

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Beverage pairing:

Nice with hot tea.