Coconut Cupcakes!

Easter is coming…coconut is JUST the one thing that is expected in some form or fashion on our family table ~ THIS recipe is so good … and pretty… and portion controlled!  Keep this one for sure! 🙂



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COCONUT CAKE 

Cake Ingredients
1 Box White Cake Mix
1 Can Coconut Milk (set 4-5 Tbsp aside for icing)
3 Eggs
2 Tbsp Coconut Oil (melted)
1 Tsp Coconut Flavoring

Directions
In a medium bowl, combine all of the above ingredients and blend until smooth.

Place batter in lined cupcake tin about 3/4 full. Bake in a 350 degree oven for approximately 15 – 20 minutes.

Remove from oven and cool completely before frosting.

FROSTING

Frosting Ingredients
1 Cup Butter
3 Tsp Coconut Flavoring
4 Cups Icing Sugar (powdered sugar)
4-5 Tbsp Coconut Milk (reserved from cake ingredients)

Directions
Combine all frosting ingredients and mix on medium until super smooth and creamy. You can add a little more coconut milk if frosting is too stiff.

Optional – sprinkle with coconut flakes for a pretty touch!

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