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Pina Colada Cupcakes


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Serves 2 dozen | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 20

Ingredients

1 and 2/3 cups all purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup granulated sugar

3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed

1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

1 large egg, room temperature

1/2 cup pineapple juice, 100% juice

1/2 cup coconut milk

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Frosting

3/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature

3 cups confectioner’s sugar

1/4 cup heavy cream

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon coconut extract


Preheat oven to 350 degrees


Line muffin pan with cupcake liners


Make cupcakes: In a large bowl mix the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt


In a medium sized microwave-safe bowl melt the butter


Whisk in the granulated sugar, brown sugar and egg


Whisk in the pineapple juice, coconut milk and vanilla extract


Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Mix until no lumps are left


Fill the cupcake liners 2/3 of the way full


Bake for 20 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean


Cool on cooling rack completely before frosting


Make the frosting: With an electric mixer or stand mixer beat the softened butter until smooth and creamy


Add the confectioner’s sugar, cream, vanilla and coconut extract


Beat at high speed for 3-4 minutes


Frost cooled cupcakes


Pairs Well With


Notes

Extra moist tropical cupcakes with sweet pineapple and coconut.

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