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Gluten Free Lime & Coconut Cupcakes



10 piece(s)


  • 125 grams TM Butter - chopped
  • 200 grams TM caster sugar
  • 2 heaped tablespoon Lime rind.
  • 3 Eggs.
  • 45 grams Desiccated Coconut
  • 75 grams Gluten free plain flour
  • 40 grams Gluten free self raising flour
  • 90 grams natural yoghurt

Coconut Frosting

  • 100 grams TM butter
  • 500 grams icing sugar
  • 125 grams coconut milk
  • 1 level tablespoon lime juice, Fresh
  • shredded coconut to garnish

Recipe's preparation

  1. Prepare Caster Sugar, Icing Sugar and Desiccated Coconut if required.

     Preheat oven to 180 degrees.

    Line 10 muffin or cupcake plans with papers. 

  2. Cupcakes
  3. Add Caster Sugar and Lime rind and pulverise 10 - 20 seconds on Speed 9

  4. Add Butter to bowl and chop for 5 seconds on Speed 8.

  5. Insert Butterfly and whip butter and sugar for 2 Minutes Speed 4.

    Remove Butterfly.

  6. On speed 4 remove MC and add each egg individually, beating well bewteen each egg. This process should take at least a minute. 

  7. Add Coconut, Combined Flours and Yoghurt. 

    Mix for 20 seconds on Speed 5. 

  8. Spoon mixture evenly into lined pans and smooth surface. 

    Bake in oven for 15 - 20 minutes or until cooked through. 

    Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. 

  9. Coconut Icing
  10. Cream Butter for 20 seconds Speed 5.

    Add half Icing Sugar and a dash of Coconut milk until it comes together. 

    Remove the MC and slowly add the remaining Icing Sugar.

    Add Coconut Milk and Lime juice and mix. 

    5 Minutes at Speed 5. 

  11. Final Step.
  12. Once cool spreading Icing over Cupcakes.

    Garnish with Shredded Coconut. 

    Eat and enjoy. 


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Icing is a significant quanity.

Freeze any left overs to be used for your next batch of these delicious gluten free moist cupcakes. 

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  • Made this icing today to go

    Submitted by katepayne on 7. June 2014 - 23:51.

    Made this icing today to go on cupcakes but it was waaaaay too runny. was perfect before I added the rest of the coconut milk...

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