Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

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These Mini Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes are a sweet and delicious bite sized treat that could be served as breakfast or dessert!

Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

Somewhere between dessert at midnight and breakfast at 8 AM, I had the grand epiphany to combine the two into Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes!

Gluten Free Cinnamon Cupcakes

Not wanting my gluten-free friends to be left out of all the holiday sweet treats going around, I decided to make these delightful bite sized goodies gluten free!

Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Cupcake Ingredients

Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter (divided)
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups Premium Gold Gluten Free Flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients

  • 2 (8 oz) packages cream cheese
  • ½ cup butter (softened)
  • 2 cups powdered sugar (sifted)
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon

Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°F.

In a large bowl cream ½ cup butter and 1 ½ cups sugar together. Add eggs one at a time, mixing after each addition. Add the vanilla and mix well.

In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt.

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Mix together, then alternate adding the flour mixture and milk to the butter and sugar.

Cream everything together.

Gluten Free Cupcake Recipe

Fill mini cupcake liners 2/3 full with the batter.

Mini Gluten Free Cupcakes

In a small bowl, melt the additional ½ cup butter, then whisk in the brown sugar and cinnamon.

Use a butter knife to swirl the cinnamon mixture into the cupcake batter.

Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

Place in the oven for 15-18 minutes.

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Now it’s time to whip up the frosting for these delicious little cakes!

In a large bowl, cream together the cream cheese and butter. Add the powdered sugar, brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon. Mix well.

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Use a piping bag to top the cupcakes with the frosting and voila, scrumptious cupcake town awaits you!

Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

Is it dessert? Is it breakfast? Darn it, this recipe makes so many little cupcakes, they might as well be both! 😉

Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes
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Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

These Mini Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes are a sweet and delicious bite sized treat that could be served as breakfast or dessert!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 72 mini cupcakes (or 24 traditional cupcakes)
Calories 117 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter divided
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups Premium Gold Gluten Free Flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 16 oz cream cheese
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar sifted
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. In a large bowl cream ½ cup butter and 1 ½ cups sugar together.
  3. Add eggs one at a time, mixing after each addition.
  4. Add the vanilla and mix well.
  5. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt.
  6. Mix together, then alternate adding the flour mixture and milk to the butter and sugar.
  7. Cream everything together.
  8. Fill mini cupcake liners 2/3 full with the batter.
  9. In a small bowl, melt the additional ½ cup butter, then whisk in the brown sugar and cinnamon.
  10. Use a butter knife to swirl the cinnamon mixture into the cupcake batter.
  11. Place in the oven for 15-18 minutes.
  12. Prepare the frosting.
  13. In a large bowl, cream together the cream cheese and butter.
  14. Add the powdered sugar, brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon, mix well.

  15. Use a piping bag to top the cupcakes with the frosting.