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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes...kind of a fail


Sunday, February 17, 2013

The recipe I used was not intended to be gluten free. I have used it almost as written (it calls for boxed cake mix and I made mine from scratch) but it worked out the way it was supposed to.
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I made gluten free chocolate chip cookie dough and froze the balls. Then placed a frozen ball on top of each scoop of batter in the cupcake tin.

When I checked on them to rotate the pan, I knew it was not going to work right. The cookie dough is supposed to sink into the cake batter but that didn't happen...it just sat right on top. I had forgotten just how dense that batter was.
They came out of the oven looking very much like they had gone in.

It was easily covered in icing but I was still disappointed.

After my cupcake baking disaster, my husband and I went out for a nice run 6.64 miles (6.1 running) and after a shower it was off to lunch with my brother and his girlfriend.
Happily the cupcakes tasted fabulous :-)
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
NEWMIRROR 3/7/2013 3:24PM

    Hmmmmmm- interesting! I am throwing a baby shower @ the end of March and the mom-to-be is gluten free. Trying to decide what friendly snacks to have out.

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JANETRIS 3/3/2013 6:25PM

    These look awesome! Now I want some chocolate....oh dear! emoticon

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STRINGS58 2/20/2013 1:42PM

    looks very fun!

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AURORAMILLET 2/18/2013 6:41PM

    looks good.!! emoticon

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BREW99 2/18/2013 5:04PM

    Is there ever a fail with cookie dough in anything? Yum! Looks so good! Wow! 6.64 miles! You rock!

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LISAINMS 2/18/2013 2:17PM

    I've had that happen with other recipes. Which GF flour do you use (that you like)? Your cupcakes still look great and I'm sure no one complained the cookie dough didn't sink!
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JLITT62 2/18/2013 9:53AM

    Sometimes our failures are our best successes! Cupcake + chocolate chip cookie + frosting sounds divine!

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KEL_BEL_FX3 2/18/2013 8:50AM

    They look totally delicious!

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WHISPERINGPINE9 2/18/2013 8:07AM

    I my goodness those look so delicious....they don't have an emoticon for drooling! emoticon

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INIT2LIVEIT 2/18/2013 3:40AM

    Well, they look yummy!
So glad that your runs are going good, Way to go!!

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LUCKYDOGFARM 2/17/2013 11:55PM

    It's always nice when what we think is a failure tastes good anyway! Glad you got in a nice run and some fun too!

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BUTEAFULL 2/17/2013 10:45PM

    sounds interesting but...I'll stick with my cookies separate from my cupcakes
I watched the video so I got to see how they were supposed to turn out inside and out

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2WHEELEDSHARON 2/17/2013 9:57PM

    They look promising. I'm glad they were good.
Awesome mileage!

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JULESRULES78 2/17/2013 9:52PM

    Great job with the run and kitchen experiment. I never thought of putting cookie dough in a cupcake. Awesome. I veganized a coconut macaroon recipe for the first time today and am in big trouble because they are super yummy.

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SLIMMERJESSE 2/17/2013 9:22PM

    I figured they'd still taste great. You're such a great cook!

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JASMINELOU 2/17/2013 8:05PM

    Wow they look great. Way to go on the 6 miles!

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WONDERWOMAN 2/17/2013 8:02PM

    Well, you certainly figured out how to mask it (isn't frosting a wonderful thing?)! Glad they tasted great. I've always said I'm way more about flavor than I am about presentation. I'm going to have to file that recipe. Good run too! I'm so happy you are doing better.

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LIVE2RUN4LIFE 2/17/2013 8:00PM

    I was going to say that I bet they tasted great. Isn't that what icing is for?
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6.4 miles, that's great! Have you signed up for another race yet?

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SLENDERELLA61 2/17/2013 7:51PM

    Glad they were yummy! How great that your husband runs with you. Sounds like a great way to run!!

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HEALTHYCOCONUT 2/17/2013 7:35PM

    Sorry the cupcakes didn't work out like you hoped but they definitely look delicious!

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SOKKERNUT 2/17/2013 7:09PM

    Yummmyyy! Send some my way would ya! emoticon

I am so happy you are getting your runs in and you are not in pain anymore.

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