Lemon Coconut Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

Moist lemon cupcakes are topped with swirls of coconut cream cheese frosting and toasted coconut.

Ingredients
Serves: 24
Serving Size: 1 cupcake
Directions
20 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
20 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the coconut milk for the frosting. Beat cake mix, remaining coconut milk, eggs and lemon extract in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed just to moisten. Beat on medium speed 3 minutes. Spoon batter into 24 paper-lined muffin cups, filling each cup 2/3 full.

  • Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool in pans on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely.

  • For the frosting, beat cream cheese, butter and reserved coconut milk in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gradually add confectioners’ sugar, beating on low speed until smooth. Spoon frosting into piping bag fitted with star tip. Pipe onto cupcakes. Sprinkle with toasted coconut.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 256Calories: 256Cholesterol: 43mg
  • Sodium: 233mgProtein: 2g
  • Total Fat: 12gFiber: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 35g

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