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Hummingbird Cupcakes with Coconut crust



18 portion(s)


  • 150 grams plain flour
  • 75 grams Self Raising Flour
  • .5 tsp bicarb soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 220 grams brown sugar
  • .75 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 440 gram tin of crushed pineapple, drained, reserving juice. press as much liquid out of pineapple as possible
  • 460 grams banana, mashed (about 2 large)
  • .5 teaspoon cinnamon
  • .5 teaspoon Ginger, ground
  • 40 grams dessicated coconut

coconut crust

  • 225 grams Shredded coconut
  • 110 grams brown sugar (1/2 cup)
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
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    Preparation 15min
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Recipe's preparation

  1. 1.  Preheat oven to 180 degrees (conventional)

    2  put all cupcake ingredients, except pineapple, into TM bowl, and process on speed 6 for 10 seconds, until fairly smooth.

    3.  add pineapple and mix, on reverse, on speed 1, for 10 seconds.

    4.  line 2 x 1/2 cup muffin tins with 18 patty pans and share cupcake mix evenly between them.

    5.  Bake for 10 minutes at 180 degrees.


  2. coconut crust (MAKE FIRST! - otherwise you will have to wash the bowl out if you made cupcake mix first)
  3. 1.  mix all ingredients for crust on reverse, speed 2, for 10 seconds, or until well mixed.

  4. TO Finish
  5. 1.  After the cupcakes have baked for 10 minutes as required above, remove them from the oven and spoon on coconut crust.

    2.  return to the oven to bake for another 15 minutes.

    3.  remove from the oven and rest in pan for 5 minutes, then move carefully to a cooling rack.


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I have converted this recipe from The AWW classic cupcakes book.

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  • They taste lovely but for

    Submitted by Mozziemel on 18. July 2016 - 10:03.

    They taste lovely but for some reason once they had cooked they dropped in the middle..any ideas why?

    I did use frozen pineapple and reduced the sugar by half (still sweet enough).

    The rest of recipe I followed to the book

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  • These are a big hit with my

    Submitted by BJS on 26. April 2015 - 14:24.

    These are a big hit with my fussy children, thank you. I omit the coconut crust and freeze them for the lunchbox. I use wholemeal plain flour and reduce the sugar. Thanks for sharing.  tmrc_emoticons.)

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