Pina Colada Cupcakes

Janice Martinez


It's National Pina Colada Day and I found this recipe and thought I would share!


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30 Min
20 Min



  • 1/4 c
    coconut rum
  • 1/2 c
    cream of coconut
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 c
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    butter, unsalted
  • 1 c
  • 3
  • 8 oz
    pineapple, crushed

  • 16 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1/2 c
  • 4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 4 Tbsp
    cream of coconut

  • ·
    shredded coconut for garnish
  • ·
    pineapple chunks and cherries

How to Make Pina Colada Cupcakes


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

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