Coconut-Topped Cupcakes

  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 10 min
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  • Summary

    More than just a birthday treat, cupcakes are an ideal ending to any outdoor dinner. These miniature cakes with cream-cheese-and-coconut frosting require no plates or utensils and end the evening with a touch of whimsy.

    Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 2 large eggs
    • 3/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 1 1/2 cups sifted cake flour (not self-rising)
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 1/2 cup whole milk
    • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
    • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
    • 2 teaspoons pure coconut extract
    • 2 cups (6 ounces) sweetened flaked coconut

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 435 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 25 g 38.71%
    • Saturated Fat: 17 g 86.04%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 51 mg 16.95%
    • Sodium: 183 mg 7.62%
    • Calcium: 41 mg 4.1%
    • Potassium: 47 mg 1.35%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.12%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 44 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.92%
    • Sugar: 30 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 11.46%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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