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Chocolate Cupcakes for Two with Nutella Buttercream

These Chocolate Cupcakes for Two with Nutella Buttercream are the perfect chocolate treat to share on Valentine’s Day. It’s a small batch of cupcakes, the recipe makesjust four!

Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes for Two with Nutella Buttercream make a great dessert for Valentine’s Day or when you don’t want to make a big batch. This recipe makes just 4 cupcakes! These cupcakes can easily be made vegan with a few simple swaps! Recipe from @whattheforkblog | whattheforkfoodblog | small batch recipes | small batch cupcakes | homemade chocolate cupcakes | Valentine’s Day dessert recipes | easy cupcake recipes | #cupcakes #chocolate #glutenfree #easyrecipes #Nutella #dessert

Nothing says “I love you” like baking someone some cupcakes. It’s especially sweet when you’re making homemade gifts or a dessert on Valentine’s Day. But let’s face it, there’s nothing romantic about sharing a couple dozen cupcakes with anyone.

I mean really, let’s have a romantic meal by candle light, some wine and then let’s bring out the 24 cupcakes I made.

Ok, no. Gluttony is not the mood you’re trying to set.

But let’s not rule out cupcakes altogether. Let’s just scale them down and make them more romantic-meal acceptable.

So instead of serving your sweet loved one up a platter of chocolate cupcakes, you can serve up a small plate. That’s right; this recipe makes just four cupcakes! I adapted this recipe from Dessert for Two – Christina’s version is not gluten free but she’s your go-to girl for small-scale recipes.

I used my gluten-free white rice flour blend and homemade vanilla extract in these cupcakes to make them gluten free. You can even make them dairy free with coconut milk and follow the directions in my Nutella Buttercream Frosting recipe for the dairy free and vegan swaps. You’ll just have to halve that recipe.

Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes for Two with Nutella Buttercream make a great dessert for Valentine’s Day or when you don’t want to make a big batch. This recipe makes just 4 cupcakes! These cupcakes can easily be made vegan with a few simple swaps! Recipe from @whattheforkblog | whattheforkfoodblog | small batch recipes | small batch cupcakes | homemade chocolate cupcakes | Valentine’s Day dessert recipes | easy cupcake recipes | #cupcakes #chocolate #glutenfree #easyrecipes #Nutella #dessert

Not only are these gluten free chocolate cupcakes a scaled down recipe perfect for Valentine’s Day, it’s perfect for any time you’re feeling like a cupcake without having leftovers for daaays. And if you don’t have a special someone to share your cupcakes with? Well, four cupcakes don’t seem that bad if you make them for yourself. Happy Valentine’s Day to you, because you deserve something sweet too, my friend!

Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes for Two with Nutella Buttercream make a great dessert for Valentine’s Day or when you don’t want to make a big batch. This recipe makes just 4 cupcakes! These cupcakes can easily be made vegan with a few simple swaps! Recipe from @whattheforkblog | whattheforkfoodblog | small batch recipes | small batch cupcakes | homemade chocolate cupcakes | Valentine’s Day dessert recipes | easy cupcake recipes | #cupcakes #chocolate #glutenfree #easyrecipes #Nutella #dessert

I really love these gluten free chocolate cupcakes for two… such a sweet little package of chocolate goodness. BUT wait. You may not have caught my quick mention of the frosting earlier? It’s Nutella buttercream. NUTELLA BUTTERCREAM PEOPLE. I don’t know what I love more, the cupcakes or the frosting. I mean come ON, Nutella! So, so appropriate for Valentine’s Day. Or chocolate lovers.

I could eat this buttercream every day for

breakfast, lunch or dinner and I would feel like it’s totally appropriate because Nutella is a dietary necessity. And lucky for you, this recipe makes a liiiitle bit more buttercream than you need for the cupcakes so when your cupcakes are gone, you can have a couple spoonfuls of Nutella buttercream to get you by. Just hide it in the back of the fridge because there’s no way you’ll want to share.

Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes for Two with Nutella Buttercream make a great dessert for Valentine’s Day or when you don’t want to make a big batch. This recipe makes just 4 cupcakes! These cupcakes can easily be made vegan with a few simple swaps! Recipe from @whattheforkblog | whattheforkfoodblog | small batch recipes | small batch cupcakes | homemade chocolate cupcakes | Valentine’s Day dessert recipes | easy cupcake recipes | #cupcakes #chocolate #glutenfree #easyrecipes #Nutella #dessert

I shared this gluten free chocolate cupcakes for two recipe on Food Fanatic for #BeMyValentineWeek. So, whether you make these gluten free chocolate cupcakes for two or for just yourself, enjoy! Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes for Two with Nutella Buttercream make a great dessert for Valentine’s Day or when you don’t want to make a big batch. This recipe makes just 4 cupcakes! These cupcakes can easily be made vegan with a few simple swaps! Recipe from @whattheforkblog | whattheforkfoodblog | small batch recipes | small batch cupcakes | homemade chocolate cupcakes | Valentine’s Day dessert recipes | easy cupcake recipes | #cupcakes #chocolate #glutenfree #easyrecipes #Nutella #dessert


Looking for some other gluten free cupcakes? Try these Gluten Free Double Chocolate Marshmallow Cupcakes from My Gluten Free Miami or my Gluten Free Vanilla Cupcakes!

Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes for Two with Nutella Buttercream make a great dessert for Valentine’s Day or when you don’t want to make a big batch. This recipe makes just 4 cupcakes! These cupcakes can easily be made vegan with a few simple swaps! Recipe from @whattheforkblog | whattheforkfoodblog | small batch recipes | small batch cupcakes | homemade chocolate cupcakes | Valentine’s Day dessert recipes | easy cupcake recipes | #cupcakes #chocolate #glutenfree #easyrecipes #Nutella #dessert

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plasterer bristol

Thursday 19th of March 2015

Wow now these look good, thanks for sharing.

Simon

Ali the Skinny GF Chef

Friday 20th of February 2015

Hi Sharon, I just wanted to let you know that I'm featuring your recipe on Savoring Saturdays this week. :) Thanks so much for linking up!

Sharon

Friday 20th of February 2015

Thanks Ali!

Raia

Thursday 19th of February 2015

This recipe is really just for one, right? ;) I don't think I could share...

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Wednesday 18th of February 2015

These look AMAZING!! Featuring you again tomorrow at Your Turn To Shine. I could feature you every week. Your pictures always make me hungry :).

Sharon

Wednesday 18th of February 2015

Thanks Amy!

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