Gluten-free cupcakes are very rare. Therefore, they are not known to every person like traditional baking flours, but they are actually more delicious and moist.
Gluten-free cupcakes are not purchased or preferred by most people as many people are unfamiliar with them. However, many people are unaware of the fact that gluten-free cupcakes are more delicious, soft, and moist than usual wheat flour cakes when you simply replace traditional flour with gluten-free flour like Hope and Harvest Farms
What do you understand by the term Gluten-free?
Gluten-free means anything that restrains the intake of gluten in our body. Gluten is actually a protein that you can commonly find in Wheat, Barley, Rye, and triticale baking flours.
Many people become intolerant to gluten in their diet. Resultantly, it leads them to switch to gluten-free food.
What are the symptoms of Gluten intolerance?
People who are allergic to gluten might have vomiting, stomach pain, and headache. It is generally called celiac disease. People who suffer from severe celiac disease can face damage to the intestinal tract by eating gluten.
What is the difference between gluten-free cupcakes and regular flour cupcakes?
Gluten-free cupcakes are not made with any regular flour Hope & Harvest Farms. We make it with flour that is totally gluten-free. Apart from this, numerous other ingredients used in baking cake with gluten-free flour are not very noticeable but give the batter a smooth texture and make the cupcakes moist and fluffy. Use as many alternatives as you can to bake good-quality cupcakes.
What are the gluten-free alternatives for regular flour?
Almond flour is obtained by grinding almonds into a fine powder. It is a nut-based gluten-free alternative. Therefore, it contains a meager amount of carbohydrates. Almond flour is very beneficial for people who want to maintain their blood sugar level and gluten level.
Buckwheat is another alternative that we use as a gluten-free ingredient. It contains a large number of amino acids and dietary fiber that make it safe to be used as a gluten-free ingredient.
in addition to these, Sorghum is a cereal that can be ground up into a fine powder and used as a gluten-free flour. It has a mildly sweet flavor that makes it perfect to be used in baking gluten-free desserts.
Teff is an African cereal grain. It has a nutty flavor and makes a scrumptious flavor when used with chocolate, nuts, and fruit-based gluten-free recipes.
Arrowroot is a gluten-free ingredient. It is used in gluten Baking free as well as for thickening the batter of the cupcakes. Moreover, people primarily use it as a thickening agent in gluten-free baking.
Different substitute gluten-free flours vary in taste and flavor which sometimes causes the cupcakes to be flavorless. The solution to this issue is to use an ample amount of brown sugar while baking. Additionally, it gives your cupcakes more softness and moisture.
What will you need to make a gluten-free cupcake?
Unsalted Butter 150g
Unrefined golden caster sugar 150g
Gluten-free raising floor 150g
Unsalted butter 50g
Icing Sugar 200g
Vanilla Extract 1tsp
12-hole cupcake tray
12 cupcake cases
Wire cooling rack
Procedure to Bake
Firstly, preheat your oven to 180 degrees.
Secondly, place the cupcake cases on a tray.
Thirdly, mix butter and sugar in a bowl with a wooden spoon or electric beater to make a cream. Beat it until the mixture becomes light and fluffy.
Now, add the eggs one by one while beating the mixture.
Add the Baking gluten free flour gradually while beating. Continue beating the mixture until it combines well.
Pour the batter into the cupcake cases and place them in the preheated oven.
Bake for 20-25mints or until golden brown.
Remove the tray from the oven and let the cupcakes get cool.
Prepare the buttercream by adding butter ad icing sugar in a bowl with an electric beater. Beat it until it becomes plain and smooth.
Add a few drops of vanilla essence and a small amount of milk if needed for the thinning of the mixture.
Lastly, adjust the star nozzle with the pipping bag and fill the piping bag with the mixture. Pipe onto your cupcakes and give them a finishing touch.
Your cupcakes are ready to present. Serve to your friends and family and enjoy the recipe.