Coconut Cupcakes with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Coconut Cupcakes with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting 13/4 cup All-purpose flour 2 tsp. Baking powder 1/2 tsp. Salt 3 egg or egg substitute whites 3/4 cup Native Forest® Organic Coconut Milk 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract 1/2 tsp. Almond Extract 3/4 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Unsalted butter or buttery spread at room temperature 1 cup Let’s Do…Organic® Shredded Coconut Frosting: 8 oz. Cream cheese at room temperature (not nonfat) 1/2 cup Unsalted butter or buttery spread at room temperature 2 oz. White chocolate, melted 2 cups Powdered sugar Juice of 1/2 lime Topping: 1 1/2 cup Let’s Do…Organic® Shredded Coconut
  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Line a muffin tin with cupcake papers.
  • Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together.
  • Combine egg whites, coconut milk, and extracts in a seasoning cup.
  • Cream sugar and butter with an electric mixer on medium speed.
  • Blend until butter lightens in color and texture, about 4 minutes.
  • Alternately add dry and wet ingredients, starting and ending with dry, in three additions.
  • Fold in coconut using a rubber spatula.
  • Scoop batter into prepared muffin tin, filling about 3/4 full.
  • Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center of each cupcake comes out clean (25-30 minutes).
  • Cool in the pan for 5 minutes and then remove to cool completely.
  • Start preparing the frosting: beat cream cheese and butter with an electric mixer until smooth.
  • Add melted white chocolate and lime juice; beat to blend.
  • Add powdered sugar and beat until smooth.
  • Mix will be gooey. Spread 3 Tbsp. Frosting on each cooled cupcake. Top with shredded coconut.
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