I regularly make gluten free fairy or cupcakes using the Doves Farm Gluten Free flour from Tesco but for a friend’s birthday a couple of weeks ago, I made chocolate ones and I was very pleased with how well they came out.
Firstly you need a bag of plain gluten free flour, such as this one http://www.mysupermarket.co.uk/tesco-price-comparison/Flour/Doves_Farm_Gluten_Free_Plain_White_Flour_1Kg.html from Tesco.
This one has a recipe on the back for Victoria Sponge. I follow this recipe and adapt it to make the fairycakes.
The recipe I’m posting here is slightly modified from the packet to make the cake chocolatey and less buttery.
Makes about 12-15 cakes.
½ teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
125g Gluten Free Plain White Flour
25g Cocoa Powder
3 tablespoons Milk
Cream the butter, sugar and vanilla together until light and fluffy.
Beat in the eggs one at a time
Beat in the baking powder, flour and milk
Divide the mixture into cake cases in a fairy cake tin
Bake in a pre heated over for 15-20 minutes
Melt a medium sized bar of dark chocolate in a bowl over boiling water. Spread over the top of the cakes.
Finish with chocolate sprinkles! Leave to cool and for the chocolate to harden.
Non Gluten Free person review -
"my boyfriend can't stop eating your cakes!" lol :)