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Sep 26, 2014

Pina Colada Cupcakes

These cute cocktail-inspired cupcakes are deliciously tropical and perfect for a tea party, birthday do or spring picnic. Plus, they’re easy to make and sure to wow your friends and family. The trick to this treat lies in the granadilla and coconut icing – too yummy for words! Pina-colada-cupcake2_sa-decor *Recipe makes 20 cupcakes INGREDIENTS: Cupcakes 2 cups cake flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 cup Illovo caster sugar 2 eggs lightly beaten 1 cup coconut milk – reserve 2 tbs of the thick cream 1/2 cup veg oil 3/4 cup crushed pineapple 1 mashed banana 1 tsp vanilla extract Granadilla and Coconut icing 250g cream cheese 100g butter 3/4 cup icing sugar 2 tbs coconut cream Granadilla pulp. Pina-colada-cupcake1_sa-decor DIRECTIONS: Cupcakes Preheat oven to 180’C Line 2x muffin trays with cupcake cases Sift together the dry ingredients Whisk to combine Make a well in the centre. Pour in the veg oil, eggs and coconut milk. Mix. Fold in the pineapple and banana. Spoon into prepared cupcake cases Bake at 180’C for 20-25 minutes / until a skewer comes out clean. Granadilla and Coconut icing Beat the butter and icing sugar together. Add the cream cheese and coconut milk; beat briefly. Ice onto the cooled cupcakes and spoon a little granadilla pulp over the top. Logo-Illovo-sugar1-610x225 Recipe and images via Contact:

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