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Gluten Free Blood Orange Cupcakes with Passionfruit Frosting

Servings 12 cupcakes


  • 2 1/4 cup Extra fine almond flour
  • 1/4 cup Coconut flour
  • 3/4 cup Light colored honey
  • 4 large Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Coconut oil Melted
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 4 tbsp Blood orange zest From rind
  • 1/4 cup Blood orange juice
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

For the frosting

  • 1 cup Palm shortening
  • 1/2 cup Coconut butter
  • 2 cup Powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup Passionfruit purée
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a muffin tin with paper liners.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine eggs, honey, vanilla, coconut oil, blood orange zest and juice together.

  3. Add in coconut flour, almond flour, and salt and stir to combine.

  4. Pour 1/2 cup of batter into each muffin tin.

  5. Bake 15-16 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool completely.

For the frosting

  1. Combine all frosting ingredients together in a large mixing bowl.

  2. Using a hand beater, beat until frosting is smooth and lump free. Refrigerate for 20-30 minutes to set.

  3. Place frosting into a frosting bag and frost as desired.