Coconut Blizzard Cupcakes

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Chandra

I found these cupcakes in a Family Life magazine. They are kind of like a Hostess cupcake only they are white cake with a dab of raspberry in the center and topped with coconut.

Top Review by SharleneW

Refrigerate until ready to eat? We could barely wait for them to cool enough to put the frosting on. These cupcakes are terrific. Makes only 10 (which is a good amount if you don't want 4 kids to "overdose"). They sounded good, but far better than I expected in reality! Highly recommended!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl mix butter, milk, egg, sugar and extracts.
  3. In another bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. Stir flour mixture into the butter mixture.
  5. Divide up mixture into 10 to 12 paper-lined muffin cups, filling each about 2/3.
  6. Drop a teaspoon of jam in the center of each cupcake (The jam will sink as the cupcake bakes).
  7. Bake for 20 minutes, or until done with toothpick test.
  8. Let cool in muffin tin for 5 minutes, then remove to wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Meanwhile, make icing by beating the butter until fluffy; then add sugar a little at a time, alternating with the cream.
  10. Add vanilla and mix well.
  11. Spread icing on top of cooled cupcakes.
  12. Immediately dip cupcake top in bowl of coconut, covering the frosting.
  13. Refrigerate until time to eat.

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