Vavo's quejadas (Grandmothers coconut cupcakes.)

Vavo's Quejadas (grandmothers Coconut  Cupcakes.)

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maria maxey


My mother always made these coconut cupcakes,for all special times.Special Christmas,or to bring to our family gatherings.This recipe has been passed down from generations ,and now to our grandchildren and great grandchildren.


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35 Min
10 Min


  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    (splenda ) or regular fine sugar
  • 1 c
    low fat milk(or regular milk)
  • 3 large
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking soda
  • 1 pkg
    (of 16 oz flaky coconut.

How to Make Vavo's quejadas (Grandmothers coconut cupcakes.)


  1. In large bowl mix all the wet ingredients .
  2. ADD all dry ingredients into mixture a little at time.
    AFTER Everything is mixed well.

    ADD THE coconut.Mix into the dough well.
  3. Preheat oven .350* and bake the cupcakes for only 10

    or so until toothpick comes out clear.

    Fill your cupcake pan ,lined and spray so not to stick to paper. Fill only half way with the batter.

    AND continue with the rest of better until they are done.

    Remove onto a baking rack to cool.
  4. WE also deco. and can top the cupcakes with different
    color coconut,and nuts. So many ideas and brain is just running a mile. away. Everyone enjoy it for my dad would loves this cupcakes. We miss you and love you dad.R.I.P. GIL RAPOSO.
  5. AND share the family memories and make new ones with family and grandchildren,just keep passing it on .......Goretti 12/30/2011 (grandmes Maxey)

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