almond joy cupcakes

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By Amy Alusa
from Chico, CA

Love Almond Joy Candy Bars? Me too! Here is a lovely cupcake creation that not only looks glamorous, but is sooooooo tasty!

serves 24 cupcakes
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For almond joy cupcakes

  • 1 box
    1 box, bag or homemade devil's food cake mix
  • 4
    eggs
  • 2/3 c
    oil
  • 1 sm
    pkg of instant chocolate pudding
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • coconut filling:
  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded coconut
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 3--4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 c
    chocolate melts
  • sliced almonds
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How To Make almond joy cupcakes

  • 1
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line pans with cupcake liners. 2. Sift cake mix into a bowl and set it aside. 3. In a large bowl, gently whisk eggs, oil, milk, sour cream and vanilla extract together. 4. Add cake mix and pudding mix, stir until combined. 5. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full and bake for 17-22 minutes or until an inserted knife comes out clean.
  • 2
    Topping: 6.Beat butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add shredded coconut and vanilla, mix again. Slowly add powdered sugar until you reach your desired consistency. 7. Pipe your topping onto cooled cupcakes. 8. Use a knife to smooth out the topping.
  • 3
    9. Place chocolate melts in a microwave-safe bowl and melt and stir until smooth. 10. Dip cupcakes into chocolate and then sprinkle almonds on top. Do it quickly before the chocolate cools.
  • 4
    I got this recipe from: http://www.yourcupofcake.com/2012/07/almond-joy-cupcakes.html This site has a lot of wonderful recipes and pics! Check it Out!
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