These Flourless Peanut Butter Churro Cupcakes with Coconut Frosting just might make your day! A flourless cupcake that’s easy to make, oh so sweet and buttery, and even has a paleo option. Cinnamon Sugar and peanut butter fans will be happy. Our taste buds will be happy. Baking delicious gluten free cupcakes in less than 30 minutes will make everyone happy!
Whoopsies. I just ruined the Green Goddess Nourish Bowl Vibe with these… Flourless Peanut Butter Churro Cupcakes with Coconut Frosting. Man oh Man I don’t care. It all evens out, right? Seriously, I’ve eaten all these already. Bahaha. Sadly. I gave a few to friends, a couple were eaten by my husband, and hogged the rest (actually I froze some for my safety). I’m not even a sweet tooth person, but these are sweet and savory. Buttery, cinnamony (that’s a word), paleo friendly, and flipping AMAZING. Sure, I maybe tooting my own horn, but ya’ll, this is only my 2nd time to SUCCESSFULLY make a paleo/gluten free type of cupcake. The other 53333008289 times have been just okay. Dry, not sweet, and you know… all that allergy friendly taste that you try to avoid. Unless you count my peanut butter mug cake? Anyway, that has all changed NOW! And yes, you can totally replace the peanut butter with almond butter and make it more Paleo and allergy friendly. Although that’s not my true intention for this recipe.
My intention (my power point focus) is that Peanut Butter mixed in a Churro Cupcake with Coconut Frosting is the BOMBDIGITY BOMB. Wanna know my other intention? TO MAKE WITH EASE! I can’t believe I actually made an EASY paleoish cake, I mean a flourless gluten free cupcake recipe. I get excited because that means I get to share it with ALL of you! Hoping it makes your day! Hoping this can be your go to recipe for holidays, brunches, parties, etc. Maybe? I shall remain hopeful, so report back if you try them!
Now that you know that my intention wasn’t to ruin your “healthy eating” focus, let’s talk about the story behind churro cupcakes.
Raise your hand if you’ve ever walked into Costco and had those Churro sticks frying in the bakery? Um, I have not. I just covet the smell and then drool all over myself wishing they had gluten free churros. My husband the Kiwi (who eats gluten free but doesn’t have a major sensitivity) will gladly grab these Costco Churros and eat it right in front of me. I die.. but then I realize it’s probably for the best. Who knows how those are made anyway (or so I tell myself). This gluten jealously feeling also makes me determined to recreate my own version. Well, in some way or form. Long story short, I give you my buttery (and peanut buttery), cinnamony (my new favorite word), moist (my least favorite word) coconut creamy, flaky yet soft Flourless Peanut Butter Churro Cupcakes with EASY 2 ingredient Coconut Frosting! Watch out Costco, the churro competition is ON!
That’s my story. Sounds like a pretty logical motive, right?
Okay, copycat Costco churros aside, let me get the recipe. Here’s what you need for my flourless churro cupcake version. Don’t worry, I will list the Paleo options too. Capeesh?
- Coconut Cream/Milk (canned) -> stick it in the fridge now for this frosting recipe.
- Eggs at room temperature
- Natural Peanut Butter or Almond Butter (creamy no stir) for paleo option. Is it wrong that I actually used the natural peanut butter from Costco? Haha!
- Loads of Cinnamon
- Baking soda/powder
- REAL Butter (or dairy free butter alternative)
- Honey or Maple Syrup
- Optional Cocoa Powder or Peanut Flour/Powder.
THAT IS IT! You have all that, right? GOOD!
Let’s get rollin….
Estimated Nutrition Per Cupcake
That’s not to shabby for a cupcake now is it?
Here.. have one.
Have you ever tried Costco Churros? Are they really as good as they smell? Don’t answer that. Instead, just make these flourless Peanut butter Churro Cupcakes and agree with me. Gluten Free Cupcakes with Coconut Frosting is the way to go!