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Banana Cupcakes

Chocolate Chip Banana Cupcakes

  • Author: Natalie
  • Total Time: 50
  • Yield: 12 -15 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


A delicious gluten free cupcake that’s incredibly moist, fluffy, and tender! Topped with a decadent cream cheese frosting. Make this your next party dessert and use up those ripe bananas!



Banana Cupcakes

You can purchase Snacktivist Flour on their website or on amazon

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 8 oz. block cream cheese ( softened ) For dairy free use Wayfare brand.
  • 3 tbsp. Earth Balance Butter ( softened ) Not Melted
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 cups powdered sugar


Banana Cupcakes

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line a cupcake tin with cupcake liners.
  3. In a medium bowl mix flour, powder, soda, and cinnamon.
  4. Now in large bowl blend sugar, butter, and vanilla.
  5. Add eggs and blend again.
  6. Next add in mashed bananas and blend.
  7. Add your dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  8. Measure out your 1/2 cup of unsweetened cashew milk and stir into the mixture with a spatula.
  9. Gently fold in mini chocolate chips.
  10. Scoop batter into the cupcake liner about 2/3 of the way. ( I used a large cookie scoop for less of a mess. )
  11. Bake cupcakes for approximately 13 minutes and then cover with foil and bake an additional 7 minutes for a total baking time of 20 minutes. ( Please note that oven temps vary so be sure to check on your cupcakes. )
  12. Let cupcakes completely cool before frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. In a large bowl blend your cream cheese until silky and smooth.
  2. Add in butter and blend again.
  3. Next add in vanilla and blend.
  4. Now slowly add your powdered sugar 1 cup at a time blending between increments.
  5.  Add more powdered sugar if you want it thicker.
  6. Pipe frosting onto cooled cupcakes and garnish with a dried banana chip.


*Keep in mind this banana cupcake recipe only makes 12 to 15 cupcakes.

  • Prep Time: 30
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Category: american
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: dessert

Keywords: chocolate chip banana cupcakes, gluten free cupcakes, banana cupcake