Desserts/ Gluten Free/ Low Carb

Chocolate and Cherry Cupcakes (with Coconut Flour)

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The base recipe for the cupcakes comes from the Comfy Belly site which is one of my favourite for recipes, especially for cupcakes with coconut flour.   I had an afternoon of trying many recipes for coconut flour cupcakes and Comfy Belly wins hands down…no contest really..

One batch (from another site I hasten to mention) even went into the bin which must have been a first for this household..(I have still not got used to cooking with Stevia!)…. I added cherries and a few chunks of chocolate and yum! Almost a black forest gateau in a cupcake….squirt with some cream and you have a purring Diva……well, pass me a glass of cherry vokda to compliment these bad boys and I call that one hell of a breakfast!  Or a midday meeting…..Or a nice evening in with the cats…so versatile…


1/4 cup coconut flour

1/4 cup cocoa

1/4 tspn salt

1/4 tspn baking soda

3 eggs

1/2 cup Agave syrup

50g dark chocolate, broken into small chunks

50g cherries, pitted


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F.
  2. Combine all the dry ingredients and mix well.
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ones and blend well (I use a hand blender).  You need a smooth mixture with no lumps.
  4. Fill cupcake cases to 3/4 full, press in a couple of cherry and chocolate pieces.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Eat and enjoy!

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