Coconut Cupcakes

Coconut Cupcakes

Source: Nonni’s recipe 1980

Personal Notes:
Well, my kids will kick and scream for these cupcakes, and it is often requested on their birthdays.  I’d give them a try…see if you agree!

Coconut Cupcake
2 Sticks butter 3 C. flour
2 C. sugar 1tsp. baking powder
4 lg. eggs ½ tsp. salt
1 ½ tsp. vanilla 1 C. milk

Preheat oven to 350 ºF. Beat at medium speed butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.  Beat in eggs one at a time and add vanilla.  Reduce speed, add dry ingredients and milk.  Spoon into cup cake holders, or cupcake pan.  Bake.


1-8oz. cream cheese Flakey coconut
2 C. confectioners sugar
1 stick butter
2 tsp. vanilla

Beat cream cheese with one stick of butter, sugar and vanilla until fluffy.  Ice cooled cupcakes, sprinkle flakey coconut on top.

birthday coconut cupcake

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