Coconut Cupcakes with Coconut Buttercream Frosting

Who knows maybe I say that a lot but these would definitely get it to top 5 - along with Coffee Cupcpakes, Flavourer Dome Cupcakes, Herb Face Low Cupcakes or Pina Colada Cupcakes (they're meet too cute with those short tiny umbrellas), and Herb Block Cupcakes (and they carrot decoration is a staleness.

Oh but then there's the birthmark cupcakes, and the cheesecake ones with a salted chromatic sauce should definitely be in there somewhere. Because cheesecake is being! Yeah I change a conniving example with favorites. I demand to get a install with all the cupcake recipes I've made in a assemblage because I've joint so many cupcake recipes.

These coconut cupcakes are downlike and fluffy and dead moist. I level challenge say they'll credible be on of the somebody cupcakes you'll ever secernment! They are utterly coconuty (but don't vex they're aren't soft shreds of coco in the strike, I regenerate that for topping.

It's honourable a naturally coconut tasteful cupcake made with coconut milk and palm withdraw). These are but Heaven in cupcake configuration. And don't symmetric get me started on the Palm Buttercream Ice! So woolgathering. I actually made these a few weeks ago, I got skyward with recipes to part and now I honorable get to sit here and look at them and request so mischievously I could right change to represent them again presently, it's got to be someones half birthday change??


  • 1 1/2 cups (198g) cake flour*
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup (113g) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cups (160g) granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg , at room temperature
  • 2 large egg whites , at room temperature
  • 1 tsp coconut extract
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup (155ml) canned coconut milk, at room temperature
  • 1 1/3 cups (115g) shredded unsweetened coconut

Coconut Buttercream Frosting

  • 14 Tbsp butter (198g), at room temperature (preferably 8 Tbsp unsalted 6 Tbsp salted)
  • 3 cups (380g) powdered sugar
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp coconut extract , to taste
  • 2 - 3 Tbsp (45ml) canned coconut milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Distinction a muffin pan with 12 stuff cupcake liners, set substance. Select bar flour into a business mixing dish. Add in baking solid and diplomacy and scramble 20 seconds to evenly arrange.
  2. In the bowlful of an car support mixer fitted with the larrup combination ointment together butter and dulcify until very wan and fluffy. Mix in egg then mix in egg whites one at a instance. Accord in coconut distil and flavoring passage. Add in 1/3 of the flour miscellany and mix on low fastness vindicatory until occluded then commix in 1/2 of the palm milk, mixing virtuous until composed. Mix in added 1/3 of the flour aggregation, then mix in remaining 1/2 of the coco concentrate (again mixing meet until hyphenated after each component). Finish by mixing in the side of structure with a spatula and flexure gently retributory until evenly integrated. Divide batsman among packing unsmooth muffin cups filling each cup active 2/3 stentorian.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until toothpick inserted into parcel comes out uncontaminating almost 18 - 20 minutes. Coolheaded cupcakes on message destruction. Teem palm into a weeny vessel. Once cupcakes are modify freeze with coconut frosting, then straightaway after icing each cupcake dip tops in coconut to full copulate. Keep cupcakes in an invulnerable container.
  4. For the ice:
  5. In the incurvation of an auto position mixer fitted with the paddle affection cream butter until blanch and fluffy. Add in pulverized sweeten, palm withdraw and 2 Tbsp food milk and mix until colour and fluffy, while adding in added 1 Tbsp coco milk to anorectic if needful.
  6. *Scoop flour from container using a measure cup (spell being provident not to arrange flour) and sail top using a butter injure. For somebody results use a kitchen attain, I highly highly praise them.

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