Coconut Cupcakes

Posted by Catering Supplier on 18th Jun 2011

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Coconut Cupcakes
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Recipe Type: Dessert
Author: ChefWare
Prep time: 30 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 45 mins
Serves: 15
Coconut Cupcakes is a fresh looking delicious dessert that can be used as tea item and can also be used as dessert at the end of dinner.
  • 1.5 cups butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoons each vanilla and almond extracts
  • 1.5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon each baking powder, baking soda, and salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 3/4 cups flaked coconut, plain or toasted
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1.5 cups powdered sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together 2 cups butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Mix in 1 1/2 teaspoons each vanilla and almond extracts.
  5. In another large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  6. Add to butter and sugar mixture in 3 batches, alternating with coconut milk.
  7. Stir 1 cup flaked coconut into the batter.
  8. Fill 30 paper-lined muffin cups (1/2-cup capacity) in two or more muffin pans about 2/3 full with batter.
  9. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean, 15 to 20 minutes.
  10. Cool for 10 minutes before removing muffins from pans.
  11. Cool completely.
  12. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, beat cream cheese, 3/4 cup butter, and 1/2 teaspoon each vanilla and almond extract until smooth.
  13. Gradually beat in powdered sugar.
  14. Frost cupcakes and sprinkle with remaining coconut.
  15. Note: Nutritional analysis is per cupcake.
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