Cakes

Coconut Lime Cupcakes

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These Coconut Lime Cupcakes are moist with tons of coconut and lime. I love the addition of the toasted coconut to the top of the creamy Cream Cheese Lime Frosting.

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For the Coconut Lime Cupcakes:
3/4 cup butter, room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
zest of 1 1/2 limes
3 eggs, room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup buttermilk
4 ounces sweetened shredded coconut
3 ounces sweetened, shredded coconut, lightly toasted, garnish (optional)
For the Cream Cheese Lime Frosting:
1 (8 ounce) cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 cup butter,room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
zest of 1 lime
4 cups confectioners' sugar
green food coloring (optional)
For the Coconut Lime Cupcakes: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cupcake tin with paper lines. Cream together the butter, sugar and lime zest on high until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a...
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Nutritions

Calories
302

Sodium
167mg
6% DV

Fat
18g
27% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
29g
9% DV

Fiber
1g
7% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV