July Fourth Cupcakes

These July fourth cupcakes are sweet and delicious. Inside they are creamy and soft.These cupcakes are naturally sweetened with maple syrup and flavored with vanilla extract.They are perfect for celebrating the fourth of July!

These cupcakes and vegan and gluten-free.

Fourth of July Cupcakes

Fourth of July Cupcakes

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Fourth of July Cupcakes

July Fourth Cupcakes


  • Author: Riley Adele Gordon
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

These July fourth cupcakes are sweet and delicious. Inside they are creamy and soft.These cupcakes are naturally sweetened with Maple syrup and Flavored with Vanilla Extract.They are perfect for celebrating the fourth of July!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil 
  • 2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups super fine blanched almond flour
  • 3/4 cup potato starch (not potato flour)
  • 1/3 cup arrowroot starch
  • 1/3 cup maple sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit.
  2. In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine all of the wet ingredients.
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients.
  4.  Stir well till combined
  5.  Pour cupcake batter into a cupcake pan.
  6. Put cupcakes in the oven for 20 minutes
  7. Let them cool for 30 minutes
  8. Put frosting on 
  9. Enjoy!

Notes

Decorating ideas: you can frost with red, white and blue icing, lemon icing or strawberry icing.  Lemon icing with strawberries on top.

This recipe was created by my seven-year-old daughter, Riley.

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Hand mixer

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 12

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54 Comments

  1. Claire

    Can’t wait to try this recipe! Yum!!

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  2. Lucy and Jasper

    These look delicious! We will definitely make them this week and report back. Impressive recipe, Riley!

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  3. Lily

    Yum! These cupcakes look great. Perfect dessert for the fourth of July! Can’t wait to give it a try.






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    • Elaine Gordon

      I made it all by myself! Love, Riley

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    • Abby

      Way to go Riley!thesecupcskes look delicious ?

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      • Meg

        Yum! I will definitely make these ?

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        • Riley Gordon

          They are delicious!!!!!!!!

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        • Riley Gordon

          Thank you! They are delicious!

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    • Riley Gordon

      Thank you!I want to call my blog Yummier Than You

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  4. Nicole

    Yummy ! I’m going to use cashew butter in mine .. can’t wait to give it a try. Love this recipe






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    • Ame

      Yum! These cupcakes look so delicious!!






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      • Riley Gordon

        Thank you! They are delicious!

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        • Tracy

          Wow! These look amazing! You did such a good job! I think you need to have a section on the blog called Riley’s Recipes or Recipes by Riley ?❤️The photography was beautiful. The writing was terrific! ??






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          • Riley Gordon

            Thank you! I want to call my food blog Yummier Than You

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    • Marissa

      Way to go Riley!

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      • Riley Gordon

        Thank you!

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  5. Abby

    Way to go Riley! These look delicious ?

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  6. Barbie

    Wow!!! Great job Riley! I can’t wait to try making these for my family ! Have an amazing 4th of July with your family !!!

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  7. Sam

    This looks awesome, Riley! I’ll be sure to make them with your cousins, Logan and Bennett, this weekend. Amazing job on the blog!!

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  8. Melissa

    These look those tasty! Great job Riley!

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  9. CU

    Awesome!






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  10. Melissa

    These look so tasty! Great job Riley!

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  11. Bobby

    Riley, you worked incredibly hard on this and I am so proud of you. The recipe, the photography, and the blog post are very well done and the finished product looks amazing. Congratulations! Love, Daddy






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    • Riley Gordon

      Thank you. I love you.

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  12. Anne

    Great job Riley! Can’t wait to try these with my boys, Theodore (7) and Gene (5). Thanks for the recipe 🙂

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    • Riley Gordon

      You’re welcome!

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  13. Natalie

    Riley! I’m so proud of you! I will make these cupcakes with Brayden and Anna 🙂 They look beautiful and I love the description!

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    • Riley Gordon

      Thank you very much! I hope Brayden and Anna love them!

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  14. Cindy

    These look so good! Can’t wait to try this recipe. Great job Riley!!

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    • Riley Gordon

      Thank you!

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  15. Andrew Goldstein

    Great job Riley!! I’m super impressed. Love, Uncle Andrew.

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    • Riley Gordon

      I was so excited the first time I made them. Love, Riley

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  16. Douns

    So cute! Good job Riley. Keep it up ??






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    • Riley Gordon

      Thank you! Okay!

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  17. Chantelle

    Well done Riley I think your cupcakes look beautiful, you have inspired me to bake them! Your photography was excellent and your editing on point. Well done from Australia ?? ?






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    • Riley Gordon

      Thank you! I have never been to another continent.

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  18. Katie

    Can’t wait to try these! They definitely look so yummy and not too hard to make! Awesome job, Riley! ?

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    • Riley Gordon

      Thank you!

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  19. B

    Looking forward to trying this for my Fourth of July celebrating in London! Love that they are vegan ? thanks!

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    • Riley Gordon

      Thank you!

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  20. Erin

    These look so yummy and festive! My kids would love to make these!

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    • Riley Gordon

      Thank you

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  21. Mary Kay

    Riley, you cupcakes looks fabulous!! Great work!

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    • Riley Gordon

      Thank you!

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    • Riley Gordon

      Thank you!And I miss you!

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  22. Sara

    Cannot wait to make these!! They are beautiful!!!






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    • Riley Gordon

      Thank you!

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    • Riley Gordon

      Thank you so much!

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  23. Marissa

    Amazing, Riley!! Can’t wait to try!

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    • Riley Gordon

      They are wonderful and delicious! Thank you!

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  24. Stephanie

    Well done Riley! These look great. I will make them for sure 🙂






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    • Riley Gordon

      Thank you!

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  25. Mandie

    I can’t wait to try this recipe!! I will make it for my birthday dessert on Saturday 🙂

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    • Riley Gordon

      Thank you! Happy early birthday!

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