Calling all cupcake lovers! These cupcakes are so incredible for all the right reasons. They look, smell and taste absolutely amazing! Gluten-Free option is noted below.
🧁 Cotton Candy Cupcakes:
1 1/4 cup and 2 tbsp 1:1 GF flour
1/4 cup Javamelts French Vanilla Sugar
3/4 cup and 2 tbsp regular sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup almond milk (room temp)
3/4 cup vegetable oil
1 1/4 tsp cotton candy extract
3/4 tsp vanilla extract
3 eggs (room temp)
Combine all dry ingredients in bowl and whisk together. In mixer, combine all wet ingredients and mix on low 10-15 seconds. Slowly add in dry ingredients, mix on low until combined then on medium for 60 seconds. Let sit for at least 5 minutes so the GF flour gains the moisture.
This batter will be wet.
Bake on 350 for 16-20 minutes depending on your oven. Toothpick will come out clean when done.
🍭 Cotton Candy Frosting 🍬
1/2 cup DF butter
2.5 cup powder sugar
1 tsp cotton extract
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
Sprinkle of salt
3-4 tbsp almond milk
Beat butter in mixer until creamy. Next add salt. Gradually add your powdered sugar, mixing after each add. While you have the mixer on medium low, add in your almond milk a little at a time. Increase speed and mix for about 30 seconds. Add in extracts and stir well. Once cupcakes have cooled, pipe with frosting. Coloring optional.
Recipe and photo credits: Nicole Kendrick - @glutenfreeandgolden