Gluten Free Twinkies - Celiac Disease
May 17 2009

Gluten Free Twinkies

Some would argue that twinkies are one of the most disgusting foods ever intented, but as popular as they are, I’m sure some of our readers would like to make their own twinkie. For people who suffer from Celiac Disease, twinkies are not an option, unless of course you make them homemade. Here is a gluten free recipe for twinkies that people on a gluten free diet can try at home.

If you’d like to check out other recipe ideas, check out our gluten free recipes page!

Gluten Free Twinkies Recipe

Twinkie Ingredients:

  • 3 eggs, separated
  • ¼ cup grapeseed oil
  • ¼ cup agave nectar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 6 tablespoons coconut flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon celtic sea salt

Twinkie Directions:

  • In a large bowl, whip egg whites to stiff peaks, then set aside
  • In a medium bowl, whip egg yolks until pale yellow, then whip in grapeseed oil and agave
  • Whip vanilla and lemon juice into egg yolk  mixture
  • In a medium bowl combine coconut flour, baking soda and salt
  • Blend flour mixture into egg yolk mixture, then whip ingredients together until smooth
  • Gently fold egg whites into yolk-flour mixture
  • Spoon batter into Twinkie molds until they are half full (you will get 8 twinkies)
  • Bake at 350° for 11-12 minutes
  • Remove from oven and allow Twinkies to cool

Twinkie Filling Ingredients:

  • 2 egg whites
  • ¼ cup agave nectar

Twinkie Filling Directions:

  • Whip egg whites to stiff peaks
  • Blend in agave and re-whip until stiff peaks form again
  • Place filling in Twinkie filling injector
  • Place cooled Twinkie flat side up and inject filling into Twinkie in 3 spots on its flat (bottom) side

Article Written by:

Kyle Eslick is the founder of Gluten Free Media, as well as the creator of the popular Celiac Support Groups page. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+!


  1. Brandon says:

    I love these, but I’ve never really seen the need to buy a Twinkie mold, lol. I will try these though in cupcake liners.

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