Vanilla cupcakes (gluten, grain, & dairy-free)

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A healthy simple vanilla cupcake recipe made from 6 ingredients. Gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free cupcakes with a coconut butter stevia frosting. If you are looking for the best cupcake recipe this one is it!




  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons coconut flour (1 1/2 oz)
  • 1/4 cup nut meal (we used cashews and macadamia nuts) (1 oz)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup (or coconut nectar or honey) (3 oz)
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, liquid (2 oz)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional)


  • 1/3 cup coconut butter, softened
  • few drops of stevia or 1-3 tablespoons sweetener of choice
  • 34 tablespoons coconut milk or cream (Use full-fat canned coconut milk or cream)



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 6 cupcakes in cupcake pan.
  2. Place all ingredients into a Vitamix.
  3. Blend until smooth.
  4. Scoop out into cupcake liners.
  5. Bake for 16-18 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  6. While cupcakes cool make frosting.


  1. Place coconut butter and stevia into a bowl or measuring cup.
  2. Add in coconut milk one tablespoon at a time. May need more or less.
  3. Stir until well combined.
  4. Adjust sweetness to taste.
  5. Spread frosting onto cupcakes.
  6. Top with sprinkles if desired.