Gluten Free, Dairy Free Vanilla Cupcakes With Carob Frosting Recipe

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Gluten Free, Dairy Free Vanilla Cupcakes With Carob Frosting
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees; spray cake pan with shortening, or if you are making cupcakes, line the cupcake tin with paper holders.
  2. Sift together sugar, arrowroot, and potato starch in a mixing bowl. Add the rest of the ingredients in the listed order and mix with an electric mixer.
  3. Once the ingredients have been mixed, scrape the mixture into the cupcake shells, about 2/3 full. Or into the cake pan.
  4. Bake for about 25 minutes, or until they become golden and a toothpick inserted into the cupcake or cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then on a cooling rack and shortly after prepare to ice. **It is best to ice the cupcakes once they are fully cooled, otherwise you may have some runny icing.
  5. ICING.
  6. Beat the margarine with an electric mixer till creamy, about 3 minutes or so. Add rest of ingredients, starting with the confectionary sugar, followed by the rest of the ingredients. Add more milk if it's too thick or dry.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 654.11 Kcal (2739 kJ)
Calories from fat 87.38 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.71g 15%
Cholesterol 35.16mg 12%
Sodium 208.37mg 9%
Potassium 133.14mg 3%
Total Carbs 128.76g 43%
Sugars 79.9g 320%
Dietary Fiber 1.35g 5%
Protein 4.52g 9%
Vitamin C 0.6mg 1%
Iron 2mg 11%
Calcium 50.2mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 334.42 Kcal (1400 kJ)
Calories from fat 44.67 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.96g 15%
Cholesterol 17.98mg 12%
Sodium 106.53mg 9%
Potassium 68.07mg 3%
Total Carbs 65.83g 43%
Sugars 40.85g 320%
Dietary Fiber 0.69g 5%
Protein 2.31g 9%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 1%
Iron 1mg 11%
Calcium 25.6mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 13.6
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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