Chocolate Dairy Free Cupcakes

Dairy Free Chocolate Cupcakes made with Aquafaba
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Chocolaty dairy free cupcake! This is a quick and easy recipe that is made without eggs, milk or butter. This super chocolatey cupcake is made with Aquafaba which is the liquid juice drained from Garbanzo beans and is used as the egg replacer for baking. This is the best Aquafaba chocolate cupcake, and was even approved by my kids!

It's hard finding good chocolate dairy free cupcakes but thanks to aquafaba and a little imagination, we may have found the best one yet.

It’s hard finding good chocolate dairy free cupcakes but thanks to aquafaba and a little imagination, we may have found the best one yet.

Dairy is the enemy to many of us and that usually means we don’t get to enjoy chocolate as much as we once did or ever. Luckily, there has been major strides in the foodie community that have found ways around the dairy aspect of chocolate desserts. That workaround is called Aquafaba and is one of the best ingredients to help fight a dairy allergy. Using Aquafaba, you can enjoy these delicious, chocolate dairy free cupcakes without any issue.

Chocolate Dairy Free Cupcakes Ingredients:

3 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
3/4 cup sunflower oil or canola oil
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups water
9 Tbsp. Aquafaba (equal to 3 eggs)
10oz bag of Enjoy Life semi-sweet mini chips (dairy, nut & soy free)

Makes 24 cupcakes or one 13×9 inch cake

It's hard finding good chocolate dairy free cupcakes but thanks to aquafaba and a little imagination, we may have found the best one yet.

To make Aquafaba: 3 tablespoons unbeaten liquid from Garbanzo beans is equal to 1 egg. Drain liquid from a can of Garbanzo beans. I used a hand mixer and blended the bean juice needed for this recipe for about 4 to 5 minutes until the liquid became white and fluffy. The aquafaba cannot be overwhipped, so whip away.

It's hard finding good chocolate dairy free cupcakes but thanks to aquafaba and a little imagination, we may have found the best one yet.

Directions to Make Chocolate Dairy Free Cupcakes

1. In a large mixing bowl mix flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt until well blended.
2. Add oil, vanilla, water and the fluffy white Aquafaba to the dry ingredients and mix until the batter is well combined.

It's hard finding good chocolate dairy free cupcakes but thanks to aquafaba and a little imagination, we may have found the best one yet.

How to Bake Dairy Free Cupcakes

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake pan.
2. Fill 24 cupcake liners two-thirds full with batter.
3. Sprinkle a few mini chocolate chips to the top of batter prior to cooking to add more chocolaty yumminess.

It's hard finding good chocolate dairy free cupcakes but thanks to aquafaba and a little imagination, we may have found the best one yet.
4. Bake 20 minutes. Cupcakes are done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
5. If you prefer mini cupcakes then the baking time will be 9 to 11 minutes.
6. For a 13×9-inch cake then bake for 35-40 minutes.

It's hard finding good chocolate dairy free cupcakes but thanks to aquafaba and a little imagination, we may have found the best one yet.

Living a dairy free lifestyle isn’t as hard as it may seem at first. There are plenty of dairy free recipes that you can enjoy. You can have an amazing dairy free breakfast, an awesome dairy free lunch and now you can even have chocolate cupcakes. Dairy free truly isn’t as bad as you think.

 

Chocolate Dairy Free Cupcakes made with aquafaba
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Dairy Free Chocolate Cupcakes
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

It's hard finding good chocolate dairy free cupcakes but thanks to aquafaba and a little imagination, we may have found the best one yet.

Course: Dessert
Servings: 24 cupcakes
Ingredients
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup sunfloweroil or canola oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups water
  • 9 tbsp Aquafaba equal to 3 eggs
  • 10 oz bag of Enjoy Life Semi-Sweet Mini Chips dairy, nut, & soy free
Instructions
Aquafaba Directions
  1. 3 tablespoons unbeaten liquid from Garbanzo beans is equal to 1 egg. 

  2. Drain liquid from a can of Garbanzo beans.

  3. I used a hand mixer and blended the bean juice needed for this recipe for about 4 to 5 minutes until the liquid became white and fluffy. The aquafaba cannot be overwhipped, so whip away.

Chocolate Dairy Free Cupcakes Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake pan.

  2. In a large mixing bowl mix flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt until well blended.

  3. Add oil, vanilla, water and the fluffy white Aquafaba to the dry ingredients and mix until the batter is well combined.

  4. Fill 24 cupcake liners two-thirds full with batter.

  5. Sprinkle a few mini chocolate chips to the top of batter prior to cooking to add more chocolaty yumminess.

  6. Bake 20 minutes. Cupcakes are done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.


Recipe Notes

If you prefer mini cupcakes then the baking time will be 9 to 11 minutes. For a 13×9-inch cake then bake for 35-40 minutes.

 

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