Kristi's Gluten Free Ube Cupcakes Recipe

Posted by
Rate It!
Kristi's Gluten Free Ube Cupcakes
Add your photo!


  • 1/4 cup powdered purple yams (can be found in asian markets)
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 5/8 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup rice flour
  • 1/4 cup sorghum flour
  • 1/2 tsp xanthan gum
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1/16 tsp salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Using the whisk attachment of a stand mixer, cream the butter and sugar together on medium speed until well combined. Add egg and mix until combined. Last, mix in oil, milk and vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the yam powder, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Add flour mixture to egg mixture and beat until integrated.
  5. Place paper baking cups into muffin pans and spoon batter into cups until 2/3 full. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 25-30 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean. Remove cupcakes from pan and let cool on a wire rack for 1 hour. Frost cupcakes with Macapuno Frosting.
Kitchen-Friendly View

Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1200.56 Kcal (5027 kJ)
Calories from fat 506.99 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 56.33g 87%
Cholesterol 278.82mg 93%
Sodium 491.88mg 20%
Potassium 427.47mg 9%
Total Carbs 163.08g 54%
Sugars 78.86g 315%
Dietary Fiber 13.54g 54%
Protein 16.37g 33%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 14%
Iron 5mg 28%
Calcium 175.6mg 18%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 345.37 Kcal (1446 kJ)
Calories from fat 145.85 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.21g 87%
Cholesterol 80.21mg 93%
Sodium 141.5mg 20%
Potassium 122.97mg 9%
Total Carbs 46.91g 54%
Sugars 22.69g 315%
Dietary Fiber 3.89g 54%
Protein 4.71g 33%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 14%
Iron 1.4mg 28%
Calcium 50.5mg 18%

* 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
Search recipes
by ingredients
Construct & Analyze
Your Recipe

Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 27.9
  • 33

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

Share Recipe

Get Your Recipe of Health!
Follow RecipeOfHealth on Facebook!
Scroll to top