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Monday, March 31, 2014

Deluxe Coconut Cupcakes

 deluxe coconut cupcakes
I was trying to think of desserts for Easter and I kept seeing all these cute recipes with coconut as little birds nests. So I decided that I was going to make a Coconut cupcake and sprinkle Cadbury eggs on top and this would be my bird’s nest. By the time I was finished I couldn’t put a egg on top of one of these cupcakes, they looked to delicious! Oh, by the way, they are super delicious!
Ingredients:
Cupcakes:
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut, toasted
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 yellow cake mix
1 1/4 cup coconut milk
1/3 cup vegetable oil
3 eggs
Frosting:
2 sticks of butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 teaspoons of lemon juice
3 cups powdered sugar
1 cup toasted coconut
Directions:
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line the cupcake pans with liners.
  • In a bowl, stir together 1 cup toasted coconut and sweetened condensed milk. Set aside.
  • Combine cake mix, coconut milk, oil and eggs. Divide the batter evenly in the cupcake pans ( about 2/3 full). Scoop 1 Tablespoon of the sweetened condensed milk mixture on the top of each cupcake.
  • Bake for 18 minutes or until the cupcake springs back when touched. Cool completely before you frost.
  • Frosting: Combine butter, vanilla and lemon juice, until smooth.
  • Add powdered sugar and mix until light and fluffy.
  • Sprinkle toasted coconut on top!!
To toast coconut; place on a baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees. Stir it a couple of times and be patient, it will get brown!

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17 comments:

  1. These cupcakes look heavenly. I love coconut. Thanks for sharing at Simple Supper Tuesday.

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  2. I love all the coconut ideas out for spring..I found you on the blackberry vine link party! Thanks for sharing

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  3. Mmm, yum! Your cupcakes look and sound delicious. Thanks for sharing the recipe and joining me for Tea Time. Have a nice day.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  4. Those look and sound wonderful! I love coconut cupcakes!
    Ruth

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  5. Oh. My. Lands. My mouth started watering as soon as the photo came up! Unfortunately, I'm the only one in my family who likes coconut. So more for me, I guess! Thanks for sharing at Fridays Unfolded!

    Alison
    Nancherrow

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  6. Those look so easy and soooo yummy! Thanks for linking up with Take it on Tuesday! Can't wait to see you again this week! :)

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    1. Thank You! I would love it, if you would share at our party today!

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  7. These look so good! I have been craving things with coconut lately and this is the perfect thing to satisfy the craving :-) Checking it out from what's cooking Wednesday and loving it :-)
    Cathy
    www.threekidsandafish.com

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    1. Thank You! We would sure love it if you would link up to our very first linky party!

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  8. Stopping by from Friday Pin Fest. These cupcakes look so delicious I definitely want to make them! Thanks for sharing!

    Meghan @Something Splendid Blog
    somethingsplendidblog.com

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  9. These sound like they are incredibly moist! I'm happy that BeBetsy led me to you.

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  10. Such a great spring dessert! Thanks for linking up with What's Cookin' Wednesday!

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  11. Yum! Those look so good and I love coconut. Pinned!

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