Gluten Free Pumpkin Cupcakes

Gluten Free Pumpkin Cupcake By Chrystal Carver, Sweet & Simple Gluten-Free Baking Irresistible classics in 10 ingredients or less!

Here is another awesome recipe from Chrystal Carver, Sweet & Simple Gluten-Free Baking Irresistible classics in 10 ingredients or less! I am really loving this cookbook; the recipes turn out great and are very easy to make!  The Pumpkin Cupcakes turned out wonderful and will be a perfect Thanksgiving dessert! 

Gluten Free Pumpkin Cupcake
Serves 12
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
  1. 1 cup all-purpose gluten-free flour blend*
  2. 1 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder
  3. ½ teaspoon baking soda
  4. ½ teaspoon salt
  5. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  6. 1 teaspoon all spice
  7. 2 eggs, room temperature
  8. 1 cup canned pumpkin purée (8 ounces), not pie filling
  9. ½ cup granulated sugar
  10. ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  11. ½ cup vegetable oil
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Position the oven rack in center of oven. Line a 12 serving cupcake pan with papers; set aside.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and all spice; setaside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, pumpkin purée, sugar, brown sugar, and vegetable oil.
  4. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and stir until combined.
  5. Spoon the batter evenly into cupcake papers, about 2/3 full.
  6. Bake for 22 to 25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from oven and let cool in the pan for 5 – 10 minutes, then remove from pan and let cool on a rack. Frost each cupcake with your favorite frosting.
  1. *For this recipe, Chrystal uses her all-purpose gluten-free rice flour blend that has been prepared in advance. Rather than making a whole batch, you can scale it down to ½ cup white rice flour + ¼ cup tapioca flour + ¼ cup potato starch
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Gluten Free Pumpkin Cupcakes

I have been using this cookbook a lot since receiving it and love all the recipes! This book  really shows you that Gluten Free cooking can be easy and delicious!  Also, check out the Apple Crisp recipe I shared recently Here. 

You can purchase Sweet & Simple Gluten-Free Baking: Irresistible Classics in 10 Ingredients or Less! Paperback cookbook on Amazon. 

You connect with the author, Chrystal Carver, on her website Gluten-Free Palate, on Facebook and Twitter.

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  1. These look delicious! I love pumpkin…anything. 🙂

  2. Amber Ludwig says:

    Im such a sucker for EVERYTHING PUMPKIN!!!! These sound ammmmmmazing!! Thank you!

  3. Dandi D says:

    These look delicious and make wish for fall weather!

  4. These look so good! I just tried gluten free flour for baking and I love it, even though I’m not gluten free. I’d like to try these!

  5. These look so tasty! Gotta love the pumpkin flavor!

  6. These are so delicious! I’ve made them 6 times now and they are a hit every time. People don’t believe me when I tell them the cupcakes are gluten free. Thank you for sharing! (The only thing I do differently is use coconut oil instead of vegetable oil.)

  7. I love baking pumpkin things and this recipe looks delicious!

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