Coconut Cupcakes with Coconut Buttercream

These are so delicious they are worth the time and effort to make them. I recommend that you don't wait for 90 degree weather to make these like I did this past weekend. The meringue needed to chill out in the fridge before it would come together. But thankfully it did!

Cook's Notes- Coco Real is a coconut product used in making Pina Colada's. It is a syrup made from real coconut and can be used in baked goods as well as drinks. You can often find it in the liquor aisle of the grocery store.

2 cups cake flour
1 cup all purpose flour
3 tsp baking powder
1 cup(2 sticks)butter, softened
7 large egg whites
1/3 cup Coco Real
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 tsp coconut flavoring
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
2/3 cup coconut milk
1 cup sweetened shredded coconut

Coconut Swiss Meringue Buttercream
2 cups sugar
8 large egg whites
3 1/2 sticks butter, softened
1/4 cup cocoa real
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp coconut flavoring
1/3- 2/3 cup coconut milk
Preheat the oven to 325 and line your muffin tin with cupcake liners. In a large bowl of a standing mixer, place the flours, sugar, baking powder, shredded coconut and mix breifly to combine. Cut the butter...
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If you´re looking for a dish that packs a ton of flavor and is super healthy, look no further. These Smoky Spanish Garbanzos with Herbed Basmati Rice are exactly it. Loaded with flavors, easy to make and done in about 30 minutes.

  1. To make the herbed basmati rice, add 1 cup (195 grams) basmati rice that has been rinsed under cold running water into a sauce pan, along with 1/2 tsp (.45 grams) dried thyme, 1/2 tsp (.56 grams)...
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