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Double-Coconut Cupcakes

Love coconut? Cupcakes with a triple blast of coconut bring you to the tropics.

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  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

Cupcakes

2
cups flaked coconut
1/2
cup sweetened condensed milk (from 14-oz can)
1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box

Coconut Cream Frosting

3
cups powdered sugar
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon coconut extract
1
to 3 tablespoons milk

Garnish

1
cup flaked coconut, toasted

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir 2 cups coconut and the condensed milk; set aside.
  • 3 Make cake batter as directed on box. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (two-thirds full). Top each with about 1 heaping teaspoonful coconut mixture.
  • 4 Bake as directed on box for 24 cupcakes. Cool in pans 5 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 5 In medium bowl, beat powdered sugar, butter and salt with spoon or with electric mixer on low speed until well blended. Beat in coconut extract and 1 tablespoon of the milk. Gradually beat in just enough remaining milk to make frosting smooth and spreadable. Immediately frost cupcakes. Dip tops of cupcakes into toasted coconut. Store loosely covered.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
30g
30%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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