Mocha Coconut Cupcake

Mocha Coconut Cupcake Recipe

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Terri Poehls


After leaving Starbucks with my daughter and our Mocha Coconut Frapachinno we came up with this cupcake recipe. It is hit with family and friends.


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1 Hr
20 Min


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  • 1 box
    german chocolate cake mix
  • 3 Tbsp
    espresso powder, instant
  • 1/2 Cup
    shredded coconut
  • 1/2 Cup
    toasted coconut
  • ·
    carmel topping
  • ·
    chocolate topping
  • 1 tsp
    coconut extract
  • ·
    buttercream frosting

How to Make Mocha Coconut Cupcake


  1. Prepare cake according to package directions except add espresso powder to water (called for in the mix) Add coconut. Bake in cupcake papers for 18 minutes at 350.
  2. Make the standard buttercream frosting and add 1 tsp coconut extract. Frost cupcakes and drizzle with carmel and chocolate sauce and sprinkle with toasted coconut.

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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