gluten-free brownie cupcakes with coconut ganache.

When I was at babycakes in ny...
I had the most delicious brownie cupcake:

But...before I get onto the cupcakes, I want to say that I ordered my custom calling cards from pixelimpress and I'm absolutely ecstatic over the results.  You can see one below up in babycakes {coral zig zags with a lilac text}.  I highly recommend them!


ok, back to the cupcakes...

If I lived in NY, I would go just for these...but I don't, and I attempted to make something like it but with a little bit of a twist.  Although nothing can compete with their delightful treats.


gluten-free brownie cupcakes:
*1 package of my favorite gluten free brownie mix, Namaste {you can get this brand at most health food stores, including whole foods}
*chocolate chips {ghiradelli's baking chips are a bit bigger and make for a creamier cupcake}

coconut ganache
*left over chocolate chips from brownie mix
*around 1/4 cup coconut milk
* around 1/4 cup coconut oil

Follow the instructions on the package and include 3/4 of your chocolate chips into the mix right before pouring into cupcake liners.  Fill cupcake liners about 3/4 of the way.  Bake for 40 minutes if you want them soft.

For the ganache, slowly melt chocolate chips adding a touch of coconut milk and coconut oil, stirring constantly.  Dip tops of cupcakes into ganache and eat immediately!  

23 comments:

  1. Both of those treats look delicious! Yumm!

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  2. I love pixelimpress! I ordered some calling cards from there too -- chevron to match my blog header of course :)

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  3. Love the calling cards!
    I have always been hesitant of gluten free baked goods....will they taste good?! I hear yes and no, maybe I should just make these and try for myself! Thanks for the recipe.

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  4. I think gluten-free can be delicious. It's all about finding the right products. Namaste is a great gluten-free brand!

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  5. I have made babycakes cupcakes before and although the recipes are different than any other recipe they are delicious!

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  6. mmm, these look delish! I make vegan baked goods all the time and you can RARELY tell. Love the cards too! Miss you ladies...when are we hanging out?

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  7. That's the cutest store! I want to make these!

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  8. The best of both worlds; coconut and chocolate. Can't wait to try this recipe out, too.

    p.s. cute calling cards!

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  9. Yum!! My son is allergic to cow's milk so these would be perfect! And, I love coconut oil - so good for you!

    ps: love your zig zag cards!!

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  10. Those cards are adorable! And the cupcakes...well, those are heavenly. And, I have had babycakes on my list for ages. Still haven't gone. Need to change that! :)

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  11. EEK I want to go there SO bad! Next time I go to NYC it's definitely going on my list!

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  12. Omigosh! Gluten Free chocolate brownies looks so yummmm!! I want one now!

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  13. Oh yum, oh dear. If I lived there I wold gain...dude, I did live in Brooklyn, right around the corner from Colsons...and I gained 10 pounds, straight up butter on my butt!

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  14. ah, so neat that the calling card is hanging in babycakes! so very glad you liked your cards!

    i try to do gluten-free whenever i can. i'll have to try namaste brands. haven't yet. and that cupcake looks divine! pam

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  15. OG! Could use one of those now!
    xo
    amanda

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  16. oh YUM can't wait to try this! I'd like to come and live in your world - everything's so pretty and cupcakey!

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  17. SO THAT IS THE REAL ICING ON THE CUPCAKE!
    lOVE that......
    great images too, takes me back to the ol bakery shop.
    L.

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  18. WOW...i hadnt even heard of coconut ganache.....need to make this!:))))))))

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