Vanilla Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Chocolate Frosting

One factor of Valentine’s you can always count on is chocolate, and lots of it. The only chocolate in this dessert is in the frosting, the cupcakes themselves are vanilla. They have a lovely, moist crumb and are made with coconut flour.

It’s been a while since I’ve done any SCD or grain-free baking, so I thought I’d change that. Oh, how I forgot how much I like the simplicity of it. No needing to blend multiple flours, etc. Don’t let that misguide you that gluten-free baking is not easy – it is easy! – however, I know that some people like simplifying their baking even more and think that blending multiple flours is too much.

So let’s be easy on ourselves this Valentine’s Day and make cupcakes that only need one kind of flour, and for that matter very little: only 1/4 cup!

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