You are here: Home » Recipes » Gluten-Free Vanilla Cupcakes Gluten-Free Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 22 servings These cupcakes are perfect for birthdays or any special occasion. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup beet sugar3 large free-range eggs2 teaspoons gluten-free vanilla extract2/3 cup coconut oil3 1/4 cups gluten-free flour1 tablespoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon xanthan gum1 teaspoon organic sea salt1 teaspoon gluten-free cider vinegar or lemon juice1 1/3 cups rice milk -- Sliced almonds Instructions Preheat the oven to 350F. Combine the sugar, eggs, vanilla and coconut oil in a large bowl. Beat for 2 minutes or until thick. Mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, xanthan gum and salt in a bowl. Combine the vinegar and rice milk in a small bowl. Fold the flour mixture and rice milk mixture alternately into the egg mixture one-half at a time, mixing well after each addition. Spoon into paper-lined muffin cups. Sprinkle with sliced almonds. Bake for 20 to 25 mintus or until golden brown. Recipe reprinted with permission from Nutrition Balance for Life’s Ready, Set, Eat! (Dallas, Texas, 2011).