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coconutty razzmatazz explosion

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Samantha Jacobs
Manchester, NH

I once made these for an autistic friends birthday and the first thing out of his mouth was " It's like eating baby angels" now... I'm not sure what that means but he LOVED them and ate 6 by himself =)

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 55 Min

Ingredients For coconutty razzmatazz explosion

  • 1 box
    white cake mix, yellow is fine, just not as pretty ( and whatever you need to follow the boxes directions)
  • 1 jar
    raspberry preserves
  • 1 can
    white frosting
  • 1 pkg
    of white coconut,sweetened
  • 1 pkg
    cupcake papers

How To Make coconutty razzmatazz explosion

  • 1
    mix up your batter as instructed and put it aside.
  • 2
    spread about 1/2 of your coconut out on a pan. throw it under the broiler on low for 3 min (or until coconut is toasted) checking often.
  • 3
    preheat oven to temp. on box
  • 4
    stir the toasted coconut into the batter until everything is incorporated.
  • 5
    put you cupcake papers in your cupcake pan and fill them about 3/4 of the way with your batter.
  • 6
    bake following the directions on your box.
  • 7
    take out your cupcakes and LET THEM COOL.
  • 8
    once your cupcakes have cooled. take a knife and cut a circle in the center of each cupcake.
  • 9
    take out the little plug piece you have created. SAVE IT!
  • 10
    fill that hole with raspberry preserves.
  • 11
    cut off the bottom of your plug and out it back on top of the cupcake ( this step is NOT necessary BUT it makes the cupcake much easier to frost)
  • 12
    frost with your White frosting
  • 13
    sprinkle the rest of your coconut on the tops.