• Prep Time
    20 Mins
  • Cook Time
    0 Mins
  • Total Time
    20 Mins
  • The base number of servings for this recipe is 12
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    Piña Colada Cocktail Cupcake

    Turn your favorite summer cocktail into a cupcake with this Piña Colada Cocktail Cupcake recipe. Here, a pineapple rum cupcake topped with a tropical coconut buttercream.


    Ingredients
    For the Cupcake
    1/2
    cup
    unsalted butter, softened
    1
    cup
    granulated sugar
    2
    eggs, room temperature
    1/2
    cup
    milk
    3
    tablespoons
    rum
    1
    teaspoon
    vanilla
    1 3/4
    cups
    all purpose flour
    2
    teaspoons
    baking powder
    1
    cup
    chopped pineapple
    For the Buttercream
    1
    cup
    unsalted butter, softened
    3-4
    cups
    powdered sugar
    2
    tablespoons
    rum
    1/2
    cup
    shredded coconut, unsweetened
    1
    tablespoon
    coconut shavings, unsweetened
    Directions
    Preheat oven to 350 F. Prepare cupcake pan with liners. Set aside.
    In a large bowl whisk together butter, sugar, eggs, milk, rum, and vanilla. Mix until mixture is a pale yellow.
    Sift flour and baking powder together. Add to wet mixture a 1/3 at a time, until fully incorporated. Add pineapple to batter and mix until fully incorporated.
    Fill each cupcake well 2/3 full. Transfer pan to oven and bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center emerges clean.
    Remove cupcakes from oven and transfer to cooling rack. Allow to cool completely.
    Meanwhile, in a large bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment beat softened butter until light and fluffy.
    Add powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, beating buttercream back to fluffy before adding next cup. Add rum and shredded coconut, beating well to incorporate.
    Transfer buttercream to piping bag fitted with 1M tip.
    Pipe buttercream on cupcakes and sprinkle with coconut shavings.

    The base number of servings for this recipe is 12
    OK

    Categories 

    CakeFamily-friendly

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