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This is such a special time of year! So many fun gatherings and so much food!  Happy get-togethers call for special treats.  Today's recipe for Gingerbread Cupcakes is perfect for any holiday party.

These cupcakes have all of the warm, spicy flavors of gingerbread cookies but in cupcake form!  I thought those flavors would pair nicely with a creamy vanilla frosting for an extra special treat.

Knowing that I will be bombarded with so many amazing looking desserts at every event we attend, I always make an effort to bring a treat that my real-food, gluten-free diet allows me to enjoy, while still pleasing the other guests who may not be so particular.

These cupcakes are moist and full of flavor with just enough sweetness to balance the spice.  The creamy vanilla frosting is the perfect compliment and it transforms what looks like a regular old muffin into a thing of beauty!  Dress the cupcakes up even more with a sprinkle of crystalized ginger or chopped nuts.

These Gingerbread Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Frosting are perfect for any holiday gathering! Gluten-free, Paleo-friendly, and Dairy-free, but not short on spicy gingerbread goodness! // deliciousobsessions.com

This recipe makes use of my Gingerbread Spice Blend, but I will also include the specific spices needed just for these muffins in the recipe below.  I love to keep a small jar of sweet and spicy blends like Gingerbread Spice or my other favorite, Chai Spice, in my pantry. They are a fun way to dress up quick breads or muffins, spice up a cup of herbal coffee or tea, change up your mug of hot chocolate, or give a little kick to your smoothies.

Enjoy today's recipe for Gingerbread Cupcakes and have a wonderful Holiday season!

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These Gingerbread Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Frosting are perfect for any holiday gathering! Gluten-free, Paleo-friendly, and Dairy-free, but not short on spicy gingerbread goodness! // deliciousobsessions.com

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About Marjorie Saveski

Marjorie is a blogger and a home cook with a passion for real food, health, and fitness. She is a graduate of Wayne State University and works as an Orthopedic Physical Therapist. Marjorie currently resides in Southeast Michigan with her husband, Alex. Her hobbies include skiing, crafting, and playing around in the kitchen and she hopes to share what she has learned through her real life experience and research with her readers.

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