Pina Colada Cupcakes

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Janice Martinez

By
@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

How to Make Pina Colada Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

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

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About Pina Colada Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #cupcake