Toasted Coconut Cupcakes

Looking for an Asian dessert? Then bake these delectable coconut cupcakes made using Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® vanilla cake mix.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ vanilla cake mix
1
cup buttermilk
1/2
cup butter, melted
3
eggs
1 1/2
teaspoons coconut extract
1 1/2
cups flaked coconut
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
box (1 lb) powdered sugar (4 cups)
1/4
cup canned cream of coconut (not coconut milk)
1
teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups. In large bowl, beat cake mix, buttermilk, melted butter, eggs and coconut extract with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 2 Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, spread coconut in ungreased shallow pan. Bake 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown. Cool. In large bowl, beat softened butter and cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Gradually beat in powdered sugar until smooth. Beat in cream of coconut and vanilla until blended. Frost cupcakes. Sprinkle with coconut. Store covered in refrigerator.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
),
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.