Javamelts Mocha Vanilla Reese's Filled Cupcakes

Javamelts Mocha Vanilla Reese's Filled Cupcakes

Nov 20, 2023Carolyn Barbarite


If you are a cupcake lover and want to make something that everyone will love and rave about, then this recipe is for you!

Preheat oven 350°

Makes 12 cupcakes

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30-35


2 cups gluten-free all-purpose flour

1 tsp baking soda

½ tsp baking powder

½ tsp salt

2 eggs room temp

1 cup mocha flavored @javamelts sugar

2/3 cup olive oil

1 ½  cup almond milk

1 tsp vanilla extract

12 Reese’s pieces cups (or any left-over Reese’s from Halloween or other specialty holiday one you may have)



  1. Place oil and sugar inmixing bowl and beat until smooth.
  2. In a medium bowl, add all the dry ingredient. Mix well.
  3. Add vanilla and eggs to mixing bowl and mix.
  4. Add a 1/3 of the dry ingredients at a time to the mixing bowl and beat.
  5. When the batter is smooth, fill the cupcake tin with paper cupcake liners.
  6. Fill each cupcake only half way, then place 1 Reese cup (or what you have on hand) on top of the batter.
  7. Then fill the rest of the cupcake cup with batter. Make each cupcake equal.
  8. Place in preheated oven for 30-35 minutes.

Mocha Buttercream

1 cup unsalted butter

3 cups powdered sugar

4 Tbs ½ & 1/2

½ tsp vanilla extract

4 Tbs cocoa powder


1.When the cupcakes are fully cooled, whisk together the ingredients until smooth. Whisk for approximately 5 minutes.

Cool really well before frosting. (tip: place in refrigerator or freezer for a bit) 



Recipe and photo credit:  Jen Fiore @glutenfreesince03

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