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Paleo Chocolate Cupcakes

Deliciously moist and crumbly paleo chocolate cupcake. You won't even know it's grain free!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: american
Keyword: gluten free, grain free, paleo
Servings: 12
Calories: 163kcal
Author: Tessa


  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup sifted cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup tapioca flour
  • 2 Tablespoons coconut flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil or butter melted
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup palm sugar or any granulated sugar of choice, may add more to taste as needed
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees, prepare a 12 space muffin pan
  • In the bowl of a mixer, mix all dry ingredients.
  • In a glass measuring cup, mix all the remaining ingredients and pour into the dry mix. Mix well, beating for a couple of minutes.
  • Evenly divide the batter, filling about 3/4 full.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 12-15 minutes until just set. DO NOT OVER-BAKE!
  • Once cool, top with your desired frosting, or enjoy as is!


Watch these cupcakes carefully in the oven. Do not over bake. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 130mg | Potassium: 97mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 59IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg