Coconut Cupcakes With Coconut White Chocolate Fros Recipe

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Coconut Cupcakes With Coconut White Chocolate Fros

Patsy Fowler

By
@hellchell1

these cupcakes are really good to serve at weddings or baby showers you can have them any other time to they are great with the white chocolate frosting


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Serves:

24

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
sweetened flaked coconut
3/4 c
butter, unsalted softened
1/2 c
sugar
3 large
eggs
1/2 tsp
coconut or vanilla extract
3/4 c
light coconut milk (not cream of coconut)

COCONUT WHITE CHOCOLATE FROSTING:

1 c
white chocolate baking chips
1/2 stick
butter, unsalted softened
8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/2 tsp
coconut extract
2 1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
garnish: sweetened flaked coconut, toasted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
heat oven to 350. line 24 muffin cups with paper liners.
2
whisk flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl, stir in coconut.
3
beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer until creamed, about 2 minutes. add eggs one at a time, until blended. beat in coconut extract.
4
with mixer on low speed, alternately beat in flour mixture and coconut milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture, until just combined.
5
spoon about 1/4 cup batter batter into each muffin cup. bake 20-23 minutes until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. cool 10 minutes, remove cupcakes from pan to wire rack to cool completely.
6
frosting: melt white baking chips in a small glass bowl in microwave as package directs.
7
beat butter, cream cheese and coconut extract in large bowl with electric mixer until creamed.
8
beat in melted white chocolate until blended, on low speed, gradually beat in confectioners sugar.
9
spread 2 tablespoons frosting onto each cupcake, sprinkle tops with toasted coconut.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy