Paleo Cupcake Frosting


Use this as the base to any of your heart’s flavor desires!

Paleo Frosting (thanks to variations on Paleo Indulgences)


  • 1/2 cup coconut/palm shortening
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp arrowroot powder
  • 2 tsp coconut flour, sifted
  • 2 Tbsp grassfed butter, melted
  • flavors: Cinnamon=1 tsp cinnamon, Lemon=2 Tbsp lemon zest, Chocolate=2 Tbsp cocoa powder


Using a hand mixer, mix up the shortening, maple syrup, salt, vanilla, arrowroot, coconut flour until fluffy and combined.  Then slowly pour in the butter while you are mixing on low.  Frost onto cooled cupcakes!

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