Coconut Cupcakes With White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe by Bev I Am
READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Line a regular sized muffin tin with cupcake papers.
  • Sift flour, baking powder and salt together in a bowl.
  • In a measuring cup combine egg whites, coconut milk and extracts.
  • Cream together sugar and butter with an electric mixer on medium speed.
  • Blend until butter lightens in color and texture, 4 minutes.
  • Alternately add dry and wet ingredients, starting and ending with dry, in 3 additions.
  • Fold in coconut using a rubber spatula.
  • Scoop batter into prepared tin, filling each about 3/4 full.
  • Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center of a cupcake comes out clean, 25-30 minutes.
  • Cool in the pan 5 minutes; remove completely.
  • For frosting, beat cream cheese and butter with an electric mixer until smooth.
  • Add melted white chocolate and lime juice; beat to blend.
  • Add powdered sugar and beat until smooth (it will be gooey).
  • Spread 3 Tbsp frosting on each cupcake.
  • Top cupcakes with coconut.