Gluten-free vanilla cupcake recipe

Gluten Free Vanilla Cupcakes

  • Author: Caroline Hastings-Brown
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 8 cupcakes 1x


An absolutely delicious gluten-free cupcake recipe – you can’t even tell the difference!


  • Vanilla Cupcake
  • 125g softened butter
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 125g gluten free self-raising flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • Buttercream Icing Recipe
  • 200g softened butter
  • 200g icing sugar
  • 60ml milk


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C
  2. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy
  3. Add eggs one at a time and mix
  4. Mix milk and vanilla together in a jug
  5. Fold in the milk mixture and flour and mix until smooth and combined
  6. Fill cupcake cases half way up
  7. Bake for 20 minutes until golden in colour
Buttercream Icing Recipe
  1. Cream together all ingredients until light and fluffy

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