You didn’t think I’d hold out on you after showing the cupcakes with the peanut-butter frosting, did you? I would never do that to you! These chocolate cupcakes are my favorite treat, and we make them every few days. Okay, maybe every day. We hadn’t really tried any coconut-flour recipes before, relying mostly on almond flour, but after trying these delicious blueberry muffins from Elena’s Pantry, well, we knew we had to experiment further.
While we do still use almond flour for many things, I find that the texture of coconut flour baked things, especially “quick bread” type things is much closer to the standard wheat variety, so it’s very, very satisfying. We also use honey for the sweetener since I can’t eat refined sugar. We also use olive oil, which many people find startling in a sweet, [Read more...]