Thursday, July 3, 2008

Chocolate Coconut Perfection

A new found friend sent me this cupcake recipe, and, is amazing to say the least. Susan at She"s Becoming Doughmesstic, always has such great posts, but this one really does "take the cake" check her out,you won't be disappointed.
The recipe is Chocolate Coconut Filled Perfection! The cake is so good but the filling is what really makes it. Creamy coconutness...(is that a word??) You will love it! Perfect for a Fourth of July party. Thanks did not disappoint!

Chocolate Coconut Perfection!

Devils food cake mix - prepared according to directions

add: 1 tsp. vanilla

1 tsp. coconut extract

chocolate pudding powder (I used 1/3c.)

Fill cupcake cups 1/3 full with cake batter and spoon in 3/4 T. filling then

top with cake batter, be very careful not to overfill.

Filling: 2 egg whites

1/3 c. sugar

2 T. flour

2 cups sweetened coconut

Mixture will be sticky. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until cake tests

done, "bounces" to the touch. Cool completely, and then frost.

Frosting: 1 1/3 c. butter, softened

2 c. marshmallow creme (7oz.)

1 T. vanilla

1/2 t. almond extract

1/2 t. coconut extract

1 - 1 1/2 t. milk

2 2/3 c. powdered sugar

Mix well, frost cupcakes, sprinkle with coconut and Enjoy!!


Susie Homemaker said...

Oh, I am so glad you liked these! My first recipe out there in blogland that someone else cared enough to make!!
(I think yours look better than mine. Shhh. Don't tell.)
Thanks for the link...and for giving them a try - you did me PROUD!

Foodycat said...

Do you get Bounty bars in America? Sweet, soft coconut covered in chocolate. It is the chocolate bar I am most likely to crave. And with those cupcakes I am getting the craving!

rachelle said...

ok, i got a plate of these (thank heavens my 3yo graduated from preschool to earn that plate) and let me just tell you people. they are unreal. that frosting is incredible- the best texture. wooooo-eee! if it helps you to know, i happened to eat four of them for breakfast yesterday. and i'm not a binger!! thank u f.w!! we loves ya!