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Moist Coconut Cupcakes with "Coconut Ice" Frosting



24 portion(s)

Cupcake Mixture

  • 125 grams softened butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut essence
  • 220 grams castor sugar
  • 2 Room Temperature Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup of Desicated Coconut
  • 1 1/2 Cups Self Raising Flour
  • 300 gram Sour Ceam or Greek Yoghurt
  • 1/3 cup milk

Coconut Ice"" Icing

  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 1 1/3 Cups Desicated Coconut
  • 2 Egg Whites lightly beaten
  • 1 drop pink food colouring
  • Extra coconut to decorate

Recipe's preparation

    Coconut Cupcake Mixture
  1. Set oven at 180 degrees fan forced.

    Prepare 24 Cupcake cases in cupcake pans.

    Place butter, essence and sugar in TM bowl and cream together for 1 minute at Speed 3 or until light and fluffy consistency.

    Set to Speed 3 and add eggs one at a time through hole in lid and beat until combined. Add flour. coconut, sour cream and milk and mix for 30 seconds, REVERSECounter-clockwise operation, Speed 3.

    Spoon mixture into cupcake cases (fill to halfway) and bake in oven for 20 - 25 minutes or until light golden and set to the touch.


    Coconut Ice Frosting

    In TM bowl place egg whites and lightly beat for 15 seconds on Speed 3. Add icing sugar, coconut and drop of colouring to the bowl and mix for 15 seconds, REVERSECounter-clockwise operation Speed 3. Scrape down bowl. 


    Decorate cooled cakes with Coconut Ice Frosting and top with curls of shredded coconut.



These cakes will keep for up to one week as the sour cream keeps them light and fluffy. (Please note there is raw egg white used in the icing so appropriate care should be taken). 


This recipe can also be used to make a large cake by preparing a deep 23 cm cake tin and lining base with baking paper. Pour mixture into prepared tin and cook in 180 degree fan forced oven for 1 hour. Cool before icing.

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