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Vote For Your Favorite Cupcake!

We asked you Create-A-Cupcake for the Gourmet Girls Gluten-Free Bakery and boy did you deliver.

Here is the recipe that they made on the show:

Gluten Free Buttermilk Cupcakes


  • 1 1/2sticks  unsalted butter, softened ( holds it shape but dents when pressed)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cupsgluten free flour (spooned into measuring cup and leveled off)
  • 2 teaspoons xanthan gum
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4cups  buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees, line 2 12 ct cupcake pans.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, xanthan, baking powder, baking soda and salt for 30 seconds. Set aside
  • In another bowl, add the buttermilk, oil and vanilla.  Set aside..
  • In the bowl of your mixer, add the butter and mix at medium speed until smooth. Gradually add the sugar and continue to mix on medium speed for 3 to 5 minutes until lightened in color and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time mixing until the yellow of the yolk disappears.
  • Alternately add the flour mixture and buttermilk mixture, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients (3 additions of dry ingredients and 2 of liquid).
  • Do not mix above medium speed or over mix the cake batter.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean or with just few crumbs attached. Let cool 10 minutes and turn out.

Sponsored by Gourmet Girls Gluten-Free Bakery.