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Air Fryer Chocolate Orange Cupcakes Recipe

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Air Fryer Chocolate Orange Cupcakes Recipe

Shashi Charles
Delicious, moist, & gluten free, these Air Fryer Chocolate Orange Cupcakes are a treat for when those chocolate cravings hit, and you don’t want to fire up your oven! Talk about quick and easy.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Resting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 39 minutes
Cuisine Gluten Free
Servings 4 1 cupcake
Calories 271.88 kcal


  • 6 Chocolate (good quality) chopped
  • 1 Coconut Oil
  • 0.125 Salt
  • 0.5 Almond Flour
  • 2 Brown Sugar
  • 0.25 Orange Zest
  • 1 Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Egg


  • Preheat air fryer to 320°F.
  • Meanwhile, melt coconut oil and chocolate in a microwave safe bowl and mix together with a whisk.
  • Add in the orange zest and vanilla and whisk too.
  • Then (make sure the chocolate-oil mixture isn’t too hot before) adding in the egg and whisk well.
  • Add in the almond flour, brown sugar and salt and whisk well.
  • Spoon into silicone molds and place molds in your air fryer.
  • Tear/cut large pieces of foil and gently, but firmly tent the foil over the top of the molds.
  • Air fry cupcakes at 320°F for 7 minutes.
  • Stop, carefully remove silicone molds out of air fryer, spread out aluminum foil tents and wrap around the molds to make a package (as seen in the photo). Place aluminum foil wrapped silicone molds back into the air fryer and air fry cupcakes at 300°F for 7 more minutes.
  • Remove from air fryer and let sit about 10-15 minutes in packages. Then remove and let cool. Frost with your favorite frosting and enjoy!


Calories: 271.88kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 6.5gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 5.75gSodium: 74.16mgFiber: 3gSugar: 12g
Keyword Air Fryer, Baked, Baking, Chocolate, Cupcakes, Gluten Free, Gluten Free Baking, Gluten Free Desserts, Oranges
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