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Tropical cupcakes
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Tropical cupcakes

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  • Serves 24
Also known as "pina colada" cupcakes... if you use the booze!


  • 100g butter
  • 150ml natural yogurt
  • 150g sugar
  • 50g dessicated coconut
  • 227g crushed pineapple (from a tin)
  • 1 egg
  • 250-300g self raising flour
  • tsp orange extract or rum
  • large pinch cinnamon
  • White chocolate, butter and icing sugar to frost


  • STEP 1
    Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Soften butter with short 10 second bursts in the microwave
  • STEP 2
    Cool and stir in the yogurt, coconut and sugar until smooth
  • STEP 3
    Stir in the pineapple and beaten egg, adding a tablespoon of flour after each addition
  • STEP 4
    Mix to dropping consistency with the cinnamon and orange extract then spoon into mini muffin cases
  • STEP 5
    Bake for 15-20 mins until golden. Once cooled they can be iced with a white chocolate buttercream (100g each butter and chocolate with 200g icing sugar).

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