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Tahini Cupcakes

Tahini Cupcakes

 Cooking Time : 20 mins
 Serving Size : 24 cupcakes
Have you ever tried tahini cupcakes? It’s really a perfect dessert to indulge in! These cupcakes are refined sugar free and gluten free.


  • 1 Cup Pure Bee Honey 
  • 2 1/4 Cup Gluten Free Flour 
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Cup low fat milk 
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 1/4 Tbsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp Any vegetable oil
  • 6 1/4 Tbsp  tahini 
  • 3/4 Cups Water
  • 1 Cup Butter with 75% less fat
  • 3/4 Cup Cocoa powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of Cinnamon powder
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Salt


Preheat the oven to 170°C.

To make the cupcakes:

  • Line and grease 2 cupcake pans and set them aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients.
  • In a medium bowl, combine eggs, milk, lemon juice, 1 tbsp of vanilla extract, oil, and 6 tbsp of tahini.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix to combine ,stir in the water.
  • Pour into cupcake pans and bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of one comes out clean, approximatively 20 minutes.
  • Let cool for a few minutes in the pan and then transfer to a wire rack to cool .

To make the frosting:

  • Beat together the butter and ¾ cup of tahini.
  • Beat in the cocoa powder then add ½ tsp of vanilla extract, salt, and a pinch of cinnamon.
  • Frost your cupcakes and enjoy!

About the author

Samar Antoun is a licensed nutritionist and food technologist, a recipe developer and content creator on Instagram: @chosenbyadietitian. She have won the 1st prize in the TV Show "Noujoum Bila Houdoud" on "Al Aan TV" in its 2nd season for creating recipes and videos.

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