Coconut Cupcakes Alongside Lime Buttercream Frosting Recipe

These kokosnoot cupcakes amongst lime buttercream frosting get got a triple dose of kokosnoot inwards the cupcakes in addition to soft, buttery texture. Then they're topped amongst creamy, fluffy lime frosting & toasted coconut. These are the perfect tropical cupcake recipe!

Servings: 12 Cupcakes


Coconut Cupcakes
1/2 loving cup shredded sweetened coconut
1 loving cup all usage flour
2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 loving cup unsalted butter , room temperature
3/4 loving cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon kokosnoot extract
2/3 loving cup kokosnoot milk , mixed really well*

Lime Buttercream Frosting
1/3 loving cup sweetened shredded kokosnoot , for decorating (optional)
3/4 loving cup unsalted butter , softened to room temperature
1.5 tablespoons lime zest
3.5-4.5 loving cup powdered saccharide , sifted
2 tablespoons lime juice , freshly squeezed - non from the bottle
1 tablespoon whipping cream , if needed
2-3 drops greenish nutrient coloring , optional

Recipe Notes
*Before criterion out 2/3 loving cup of kokosnoot milk - stir the whole tin forcefulness out really well. We don't wish only the clear liquid or only the white company part. I processed mine inwards the blender for a few brusk bursts get-go in addition to then measured out 2/3 cup.


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F degrees in addition to trouble a muffin pan amongst muffin papers. 

  2. Place the 1/2 loving cup shredded kokosnoot inwards a nutrient processor or blender in addition to procedure until it's a fine powder.  

  3. Then inwards a medium bowl whisk together the flour, processed coconut, baking pulverisation in addition to salt.
  4. Beat the butter in addition to saccharide together inwards a large bowl using an electrical mixer until fluffy. Beat inwards the eggs, vanilla extract & kokosnoot extract. 

  5. Turn the mixer downward to depression speed in addition to rhythm out inwards the flour mixture followed yesteryear the kokosnoot milk.* 

  6. Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin papers in addition to bake for 15-17 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. 

  7. If you're planning to add together toasted kokosnoot equally ornamentation - house 1/3 loving cup inwards an fifty-fifty layer on a cookie sheet. Bake inwards the oven at 325F for 5-10 minutes. Watch closely equally it exclusively accept most i infinitesimal for the kokosnoot to become from toasted to burnt. 

  8. While the cupcakes are cooling yous tin forcefulness out larn started making the frosting.

  9.  In a large bowl rhythm out the butter until really fluffy. Then add together inwards the lime zest in addition to rhythm out inwards the powdered saccharide most i loving cup at a time. 
  10. Once combined, rhythm out inwards the lime juice i tablespoon at a fourth dimension until yous larn the desired flavor. Finally amongst the mixer at medium-high speed, rhythm out inwards the tablespoon of whipping cream (if needed). 
  11. Frost the cooled cupcakes using a pipe handbag & tip (I used a 1M tip) or a knife. Then sprinkle amongst toasted coconut.