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Pina Colada Cupcakes!

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I love Pina Coladas and I love cupcakes, so combining the two seemed like an amazing idea - Moist pineapple cake filled with a coconut cream filling, topped with coconut-pina colada butter cream icing, and of course, each cupcake looks like your very own Pina Colada!

Step 1: Ingredients & Supplies

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Ingredients:

Cake:
3/4 cup butter
1 cup sugar
3 eggs, separated
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 teaspoons Pina Colada mix
2/3 cup crushed pineapple (do not drain)
1 1/4 cup  flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
A pinch of cream of tarter

Coconut Cream:
1 cup whipping cream
2 tablespoons shredded fancy un-sweetened coconut
1 tablespoon sugar 

Coconut Pina Colada Butter Cream:
1 1/4 cups butter
2 1/2 cups icing sugar (more or less to taste)
5 tablespoons Pina Colada mix

Decorations:
Sweetened Shredded Coconut (to garnish)
Maraschino cherries
Canned Pineapple rings (or tid-bits)
Drink Umbrellas

Supplies:

Cupcake pan
Cupcake paper liners
3 mixing bowls
Electric mixer
Large spoon/spatula
Measuring cups
Piping tips and bags*
Wooden skewers

*I purchased my piping set which included 4 tips and 8 bags from a Dollar Store for $2.00.  

 
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WUVIE1 year ago
Oh. My. Gawd. Thank you, these look so yummy!
This is great! Any way I can add rum to it? lol
emm15 (author)  WhatWasIthinking2 years ago
Ha yes, rum can be added :)
aliebnick2 years ago
These sound delicious. Remember that STRESSED spelled backwards is DESSERTS!
emm15 (author)  aliebnick2 years ago
Thanks!!
oopsadaisy2 years ago
These look absolutely amazing...already has my mouth watering!!
Nice! I love that you added a coconut cream center!
Oh yeah! Anything involving maraschino cherries and pineapples is a winner as far as I'm concerned. :D