Pina Colada Cupcakes

Janice Martinez

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@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

Directions Step-By-Step

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