Pina Colada Cupcakes

Janice Martinez

By
@jkmartinez2

It's National Pina Colada Day and I found this recipe and thought I would share!


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Serves:
24
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CUPCAKE

1/4 c
coconut rum
1/2 c
cream of coconut
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 3/4 c
flour
2 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
butter, unsalted
1 c
sugar
3
eggs
8 oz
pineapple, crushed

COCONUT CREAM FROSTING

16 oz
cream cheese
1/2 c
butter
4 c
powdered sugar
4 Tbsp
cream of coconut

OPTIONAL

shredded coconut for garnish
pineapple chunks and cherries

Step-By-Step

1For Cupcakes
2Preheat the oven to 350`F. In a small mixing bowl, mix together the rum, coconut cream, pineapple with its juice, and vanilla.
3In another small mix together the flour, baking powder and salt.
4In a medium mixing bowl beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, then add the eggs one at a time, beating as you go.
5While you’re mixing slowly add the rum mixture to the butter and sugar mixture.
6Then add the flour mixture slowly until all the ingredients are well incorporated.
7Fill cupcake wrappers 3/4 full and bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until tops are starting to turn lightly golden brown.
8Let the cupcakes cool then ice them with the Coconut Cream Frosting below.
9For Icing
10In a medium mixing bowl, cream together the butter, cream cheese, and coconut cream with a mixer.
11Slowly add the powdered sugar and mix on low speed until it is completely incorporated.
12Ice cooled cupcakes and garnish with shredded coconut, pineapple chunks and cherries, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #cupcake