Coconut Angel Cupcakes With Coconut Frosting

"These recipe is made on a food processor, make certain to process 1-1/2 cups sugar to a fine powder before starting this recipe. You can also add in food colouring to tint the frosting to pastel shades if desired. IMPORTANT: remember to refrigerate and chill the coconut milk overnight or for a couple of days to thicken to a consistency of solid fat, then shake the can before using in this recipe. This can be baked in mini muffin tins also (makes about 24) remember to reduce baking time."
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photo by Lynn in MA
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photo by Lynn in MA photo by Lynn in MA
photo by Annie Maropis photo by Annie Maropis
Ready In:
16-18 cupcakes




  • Set oven to 400°F (will reduce the temperature later).
  • Set oven rack to second-lowest position.
  • Spray the top of the muffin tins with non-stick spray, then line 16-18 tins with paper muffin liners.
  • In a food processor, grind the 1-1/2 cups sugar to make a fine consistency.
  • Add in the butter and process to blend the sugar and the butter well.
  • Add in eggs and extracts; blend well.
  • In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • Add to the creamed mixture and blend/pulse until combined.
  • Add in the COLD coconut milk; blend well.
  • Fold in the shredded coconut.
  • With an ice cream scoop, divide the batter into prepared tins.
  • Immediately REDUCE oven temperature to 350°F.
  • Bake until muffins spring back when touched (about 20-25 minutes).
  • Cool completely and frost, then garnish with coconut shreds on top of the frosting.
  • To make the frosting: mix all ingredients adjusting the amount of confections sugar and whipping cream or half and half cream to achieve desired texture.

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  1. dbescurry
    Made this for a friend's wedding cake!! Everyone loved it and presented beautifully
  2. joanna_giselle
    I really want to make this but you have forgotten to put in the number of eggs needed! Please edit because this looks lovely.



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