Gluten-Free Pumpkin Teff Cupcakes







Indulge in the seasonal delight of Pumpkin Teff Cupcakes. These cupcakes, made with teff flour, are naturally gluten-free and filled with the warm flavors of pumpkin and spices. Teff provides essential amino acids and 7 grams of protein per serving. The nutty flavor of teff complements the pumpkin and spices, creating a perfect treat for autumn and holiday gatherings.

Print Recipe


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Add apple cider vinegar to the milk and let sit for 10 minutes.
  3. Place dates, milk and apple cider vinegar, almond butter, and stevia in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  4. Add pumpkin puree and vanilla paste. Blend until smooth.
  5. Place dry ingredients in a bowl, and mix thoroughly.
  6. Add the blended wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix well.
  7. Use a cupcake container with or without cupcake papers. Bake for 25 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven, and let cool for 15 minutes.
  9. Frost and serve.


  1. Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender. Blend until completely emulsified.
  2. Pour frosting into a container and let sit in refrigerator for 30 minutes. (For thicker frosting wait longer.)
  3. Frost the cupcakes, serve and enjoy.

Soak dates in hot water until soft. If the water reaches room temperature and the dates aren’t soft enough, soak in hot water again. Drain.

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cupcakes in tin


Dry Ingredients

  • 1 cup Maskal Teff® flour
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon pumpkin spice or cinnamon (or both)
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 cup soaked dates**
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup plant-based milk
  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 20 drops stevia
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or paste


  • 1 1/2 cups soaked cashews
  • ½ cup coconut cream
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 3 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 10 drops stevia
  • Pinch salt

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