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Triple Coconut Cupcakes {cupcake couture blog party}

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These Triple Coconut Cupcakes are perfect for the major coconut lover! Coconut flavor explodes in the cake, the filling, and the frosting!

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I’ve never been much of a fashionista. I don’t understand how to be adventurous in clothing and how things match. I’m that girl who goes to Old Navy and buys four of the shirt in different colors because I liked the way the first one fit.

I have 4 black t-shirts in my closet and two gray ones. If I was given the choice, I would wear one of them every. single. day. I dress them up by wearing a different colored layering tank underneath.

On days where all I do is go to drop-off and pick-up, I have to force myself NOT to wear sweats.

So, it’s strange to me how I got Jordan: the fashionista daughter. Every day is a dressing adventure for her, from tip to toe. It’s all a package: hair, jewelry, clothes, shoes, sweater. I have no idea where she got this sense of style. But I’m glad she has it!

In my photo shoots, you can probably tell I’m much the same way. Some bloggers are so good at layering their napkins, parchment, straws and plates. Me? it’s an effort to put one napkin in a shoot. When I remember, I throw in a straw. Styling is not my strong suit.

When I was invited to the Fashion for Cupcakes party by Betsy and Carrie, I knew that my cupcake and display would be pretty but not an elaborate one. But that’s okay, these cupcakes deserve to stand on their own!

Carrie, from Bella Cupcake Couture, sent everyone participating some cupcake wrappers and told us to design a cupcake based on the wrapper. These gorgeous wrappers I received kind of stand for themselves, don’t they? So I figured, simple was better.

I kind of think the coconut on the top of the Triple Coconut Cupcakes is like a fluffy bodice on top of a long evening gown. Right?

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I pictured them as a stunning Oscar gown on the red carpet. Joan and Melissa Rivers would say “What a fabulous print on the skirt! And the fluff of the ruffles on the bodice – gorgeous!” or something like that.

Whatever, you know I’m not a fashionista. My paper dolls probably wore black t-shirts when I was a kid. ;)

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These cupcakes are Triple Coconut to the MAX. Triple Coconut because there are three layers of coconut and each layer has multiple coconut flavor!

1. The cake. It’s a jazzed up box mix with coconut milk instead of water and coconut extract for a little punch.

2. The filling. Before baking, you mix some coconut and sweetened condensed milk and drop tablespoons in the batter. It bakes into the cupcake and is a delicious coconut filling!

3. The frosting. OMG the frosting. A buttercream made with coconut milk, coconut extract and toped with lightly toasted coconut.

Seriously, these are coconut to the extreme!

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A dress fit for a coconut queen…and a cupcake fit for a coconut lover.

My mouth is watering, seriously.

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If that fashion is wrong, I don’t know what’s right!

Triple Coconut Cupcakes

Yield: 24 cupcakes

Triple Coconut Cupcakes

Coconut is in every single bite of these Triple Coconut Cupcakes!

Ingredients

    For the Cupcakes
  • 2 cups sweetened flaked coconut, toasted (see note)
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk (from a 14 ounce can)
  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups coconut milk (see note)
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • For the Frosting
  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 2-3 tablespoons coconut milk
  • 1 cup toasted coconut (see note)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cupcake pan with liners (24 cupcakes).
  2. Stir together 2 cups coconut and sweetened condensed milk in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  3. Mix cake mix, coconut milk, oil and eggs with a hand mixer on low for 30 seconds, then on medium for 2 minutes. Divide batter evenly in the cupcake pans (about 3/4 full). Scoop 1 tablespoon of the coconut mixture onto the top of each cupcake.
  4. Bake 15-18 minutes until the cupcake springs back when touched. Cool completely before frosting.
  5. To make the frosting, beat butter with a mixer until smooth. Slowly beat in powdered sugar and mix until crumbly. Add coconut extract and 2 tablespoons milk and mix until smooth. If needed, add another tablespoon of milk to reach desired consistency. (I used 3 tablespoons).
  6. Frost cupcakes with a spatula or a pastry bag. Top generously with toasted coconut.

Notes

To toast coconut: place on a baking sheet and bake at 350, stirring pan often, for a few minutes. Alternately, you can put it in a frying pan and cook over medium heat for a few minutes, stirring often. Do NOT walk away from the stove. It cooks fast and burns faster!

On Coconut Milk: I like to use the coconut milk that comes in a box or in the dairy section near the almond milk. I do not like using the canned coconut you find in the international aisle, the boxed kind tastes better!

Recipe adapted from a Betty Crocker Cake Magazine

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153 Responses to “Triple Coconut Cupcakes {cupcake couture blog party}”

  1. Sarah Lynn posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:06 am (#)

    These coconut cupcakes sound amazing! I love the idea of replacing water with coconut milk for added flavor. I’m pinning these cupcakes and want to try them. I’d love for you to share these on my Sweet Tooth Tuesdays blog link party, my readers would definitely enjoy them.
    http://www.sarahlynnssweets.blogspot.com/2013/05/sweet-tooth-tuesdays-2.html

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:39 pm

      Thanks Sarah Lynn!

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  3. Jenny posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:09 am (#)

    Those cupcakes look absolutely amazing and perfect for Summer. You are too sweet for including my Watermelon Cupcakes as another suggestion. Hugs!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:38 pm

      I love those Watermelon cupcakes!! Thanks Jenny!

  4. Mary Frances @ The Sweet Tooth Life posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:17 am (#)

    I definitely am a coconut freak. Between those cupcakes, their wrappers (seriously, you got the best wrappers ev-ah, in my, ahem, humble opinion:) these are killer, Dorothy. Really, the close up pic is amazing and makes me want to gracefully face plant in it. Delicious stuff!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:37 pm

      I know, I wish I had more to face plant in!! :) Thanks so much!

  5. Betsy @JavaCupcake posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:20 am (#)

    Your cupcakes totally look like they are ready for an oscar party! :) LOVE THEM!
    Thanks so much for participating in our Blog Party!
    <3 Betsy

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:37 pm

      Thanks Betsy!

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  7. Averie @ Averie Cooks posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:32 am (#)

    They’re gorgeous, Dorothy! Would have never guessed that you don’t think styling is your forte. Your pics are always fun and pretty and inviting!

    Great giveaway. I love the print on your cupcake liners!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:36 pm

      Thank you Averie!! That means a LOT coming from you. :)

  8. Lora posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:32 am (#)

    I love tripple flavor anything. Those look yummy AND gorgeous.

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:36 pm

      Thanks Lora!

  9. Mom posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:33 am (#)

    I like the cupcake wrap that you used but my favorite is the purple one that Bella Cupcake Couture used.

  10. Martha @ A Family Feast posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:34 am (#)

    Dorothy – these cupcakes look delicious! And – you are FAR too critical of your lovely photography! Every photo looks great to me! And – well – I am the same way you are about buying clothes…Old Navy – same Tshirt in different colors…and I have a fashionista daughter too that is FAR more stylish than her mom…

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:35 pm

      I can’t wait until she’s a teen and likes to tell me how unfashionable I am, lol!

  11. Kayle (The Cooking Actress) posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:35 am (#)

    I LOVE your wrappers! They’re gorgeous. these cupcakes look super tasty too! (and I’m not good at elaborately styling my shoots either lol, yours look great to me!)

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:35 pm

      Thanks Kayle!! :)

  12. Katrina @ In Katrina's Kitchen posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:46 am (#)

    Your cupcakes are so ready for a party!! :) They are gorgeous and I love coconut.

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:35 pm

      Thanks Katrina!

  13. Gloria @ Simply Gloria posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:47 am (#)

    Your cupcakes look divine…even if you didn’t have the napkin and extras around to fashion them up. They’d have a show on their own!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:34 pm

      Thanks Gloria!

  14. Susan posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:49 am (#)

    Loooove their zebra cupcake liners!
    and I loooooove anything coconut!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:34 pm

      Thanks Susan!

  15. Heather @ French Press posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:51 am (#)

    love the wrappers they sent you, and those cupcakes are gorgeous…your pics are amazing!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:34 pm

      Thank you Heather!

  16. Kathy posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:52 am (#)

    These sound fabulous, Dorothy! Coconut is perfect for summer!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:34 pm

      Thanks Kathy!

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  19. Kelly @ Hidden Fruits and Veggies posted on May 21, 2013 at 8:27 am (#)

    Ohhhh man. I’m loving all the coconut going on in here, plus those wrappers are adorable. I love the solid colored with light polka dots, too!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:34 pm

      Thanks Kelly!

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  23. Christi @ Love From The Oven posted on May 21, 2013 at 8:47 am (#)

    These look SO good. I adore coconut, going to have to try these soon!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:33 pm

      Thanks Christi! Coconut is my obsession. :)

  24. Jess posted on May 21, 2013 at 8:50 am (#)

    These look like Heaven! YUMMY!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:32 pm

      Thanks Jess!

  25. mr. & Mrs. P posted on May 21, 2013 at 8:51 am (#)

    Moist delicious and perfect!!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:32 pm

      Thank you!

  26. Holly Thorne posted on May 21, 2013 at 9:09 am (#)

    Those cupcakes look very yummy!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:32 pm

      Thanks Holly!

  27. Elizabeth @ Confessions of a Baking Queen posted on May 21, 2013 at 9:18 am (#)

    Um, I love your pictures. Your dessert/food always shines. And these cupcakes look gorgeous, coming from a girl who hates coconut ;/

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:32 pm

      LOL, I’m glad they still LOOK good though! :)

  28. Not Just A Mommy posted on May 21, 2013 at 9:22 am (#)

    You did a fabulous job styling and that says a lot because I don’t like coconut, but I can look past that to how fabulous the cupcakes look ;) I love the contrast in colors!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:32 pm

      Thanks so much!

  29. Ellen@BakeItWithBooze posted on May 21, 2013 at 9:41 am (#)

    I love animal print cupcake wrappers!

  30. Nicole @ Young, Broke and Hungry posted on May 21, 2013 at 9:42 am (#)

    Its a struggle for me as well to gussy up my food sets. I usually just add one prop and call it a day! But these cupcakes don’t need anything else except that pretty cupcake liner. And that frosting.

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:31 pm

      Thanks Nicole! It’s so difficult to think past the napkin..

  31. Amy Tong posted on May 21, 2013 at 9:57 am (#)

    Wow, Bella Cupcake Couture really got many cute and fun cupcake wrappers and designs! So hard to choose just one! I think the Olivia Swirl – Sea Blue is so whimsical and elegant. Definitely caught my eyes. :) And the Lu Lu Damask- Gold is so pretty too. I love them all.

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  32. Hayley @ The Domestic Rebel posted on May 21, 2013 at 10:08 am (#)

    OH MY GOOOOOSSH. The filling! I die. Not to sound like youuuuu knoooooow but my version of triple coconut cupcakes is my absolute FAVE.. until now. Your filling totally trumps mine. I’m swooning.

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:31 pm

      LOL. You make me laugh. :) I need to find yours!

  33. Margot C posted on May 21, 2013 at 10:10 am (#)

    I like the Dorothy- Polkadots with the Pink, Blue, Green and Brown colors best

  34. Mary. posted on May 21, 2013 at 10:40 am (#)

    Can you make this into a regular cake? I’m thinking of, making this for my BF’s birthday (a couple days before thanksgiving day,) this year), only I’ll. Substitute. White cake mix, instead of yellow cake mix. He’s. Sure to love it! ;-)

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:30 pm

      I’m sure you could! The filling could go in between the layers of two 9″ rounds!

  35. Rebecca posted on May 21, 2013 at 11:18 am (#)

    I just have to make these for my boyfriend! He LOVES coconut, goed all nuts about it *bad joke* hihi :)

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:29 pm

      LOL!! I like those sorts of jokes. :)

  36. Julie @ Julie's Eats & Treats posted on May 21, 2013 at 11:30 am (#)

    Oh an explosion of coconut in your mouth! Sign me up. They are so adorable too!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:28 pm

      Thanks Julie!

  37. hani@haniela's posted on May 21, 2013 at 11:37 am (#)

    These look fantastic, I love how you created a cupcake that compliments with the color of the wrapper without overwhelming the design, it looks like a little cloud of edible heaven. I love coconut!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:28 pm

      Thanks so much! :)

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  39. Lisa @ Wine & Glue posted on May 21, 2013 at 11:54 am (#)

    I am 100% the same way with clothes!! Until I had a friend do a major overhaul of my sense of style. Now I’m still the same way, but with a teenie tiny bit of flare (read: some added clearance Target jewelry). Her overhaul didn’t really stick I guess. Love the cupcake liners. I want a skirt made out of them. I would sit under a shady tree in it and eat seven of these cupcakes.

  40. Tina @ Sugar Bean Bakers posted on May 21, 2013 at 12:54 pm (#)

    I love, love, love coconut cake. Sadly, I’m the only one in my house who does, so I rarely ever get them.

    Woe is me :( These look amaze. Period.

  41. Tina @ Sugar Bean Bakers posted on May 21, 2013 at 12:59 pm (#)

    I LOVE coconut cake. Sadly no one else that lives here does.

    I should probably move. Then eat coconut cupcakes, cause these look delish.

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:17 pm

      Ditto on the coconut haters. More for me! :)

  42. Trish - Mom On Timeout posted on May 21, 2013 at 1:08 pm (#)

    Good thing I adore coconut!! These cupcakes are gorgeous, the wrapper is phenomenal and YOU my dear, don’t give yourself enough credit. I think you are a wonderful food stylist!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:16 pm

      {Laughing inside} Thanks Trish! ;)

  43. Maria posted on May 21, 2013 at 1:47 pm (#)

    Hannah – Black / White is my favorite and the cupcakes look amazing. Big coconut fans in this house!

  44. Kristin posted on May 21, 2013 at 2:01 pm (#)

    A SC milk filling is genius. I just want to eat one of these right now. Scott’s been putting coconut in oatmeal lately. Maybe I should try SC milk in my oatmeal? :)

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:15 pm

      That would get me to eat oatmeal… :)

  45. the baking cup - carolina posted on May 21, 2013 at 2:07 pm (#)

    i absolutely love coconut and these triple coconut are to die for!! love the the sweet condensed milk addition :)

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:15 pm

      Thanks so much!

  46. Kelly posted on May 21, 2013 at 2:08 pm (#)

    I totally go to Old Navy when I’m in the US and buy a sweater in every color so I have something to wear to work each day :-p I’m also totally a fan of using coconut milk in dessert.

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:15 pm

      I’m glad I’m not alone Kelly! Ha!

  47. Laura O posted on May 21, 2013 at 2:24 pm (#)

    I can’t wait to try out these cupcakes. They look awesome and yummy!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:12 pm

      Thank you Laura!

  48. Ashley @ Kitchen Meets Girl posted on May 21, 2013 at 2:29 pm (#)

    Oh my, coconut cupcakes are pretty much my fave ever! These turned out just gorgeous – and I have no idea why you think styling isn’t your forte. Your pics always look awesome to me! Wow, I love all of the wrappers, but I’m especially smitten with the cherry blossoms. So cute!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:11 pm

      Thank you Ashley! Coconut and me are BFFs. And I want more of these cupcakes!

  49. Lisa Langston posted on May 21, 2013 at 2:33 pm (#)

    I love the wrappers of the Triple Coconut Cupcakes! They are adorable!

  50. Erin R. posted on May 21, 2013 at 2:43 pm (#)

    My gosh, they’re all so beautiful, but I really like the soft purple with the dots.

  51. nessa posted on May 21, 2013 at 2:52 pm (#)

    I love the Dorothy polka dots!

  52. Tonia@thegunnysack posted on May 21, 2013 at 3:22 pm (#)

    Those are amazing and I love the wrappers!!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:11 pm

      Thanks Tonia!

  53. Jenn posted on May 21, 2013 at 3:46 pm (#)

    I like the pink camo ones!

  54. Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes) posted on May 21, 2013 at 4:19 pm (#)

    These look so delish and so moist! Super cute and I adore the cupcake wrappers too!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:10 pm

      Thanks Jocelyn!

  55. michelle posted on May 21, 2013 at 4:57 pm (#)

    your wrappers are awesome, and coconut anything wins with me! i hear ya on the styling too, mine are usually pretty simple :)

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:10 pm

      Simple is a state of mind for me! :) Thanks Michelle!

  56. Ashley posted on May 21, 2013 at 5:52 pm (#)

    I don’t know much about styling, but your pictures always look AMAZING to me! And this one makes we want to gobble up all those cupcakes, so that can’t be a bad thing. :)

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:10 pm

      Aw, thanks Ashley!!

  57. Tieghan posted on May 21, 2013 at 6:05 pm (#)

    So gorgeous!! Those liners are adorable and these cupcakes sound delicious!!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:10 pm

      Thanks Tieghan!

  58. Shiloh Barkley posted on May 21, 2013 at 6:49 pm (#)

    I think you’re styling is just fine. These bloggers that do tons of paper crafts along with their baked good border on tacky, if you ask me. These photos are more elegant and sophisticated.

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:09 pm

      Thank you Shiloh! :)

    • Mary. replied on May 21st, 2013 at 7:21 pm

      Agreed. They do look kinda fancy.

  59. Meghan @ The Tasty Fork posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:11 pm (#)

    I’m late to the coconut game. I didn’t start liking it until I went to Hawaii last year. I would love these cupcakes. You styled them perfectly!

  60. Elaine @ Cooking to Perfection posted on May 21, 2013 at 7:33 pm (#)

    These are gorgeous cupcakes! I’m loving the triple overload of coconut in the cupcake batter, filling, and frosting. I never used to like coconut, but I’m slowly learning to love it. I’m definitely craving one of these beauties right this second!

  61. Kristi @ My San Francisco Kitchen posted on May 21, 2013 at 8:44 pm (#)

    I love these cupcake wrappers, so cute! Thanks for this awesome giveaway! :)

  62. Amy posted on May 21, 2013 at 9:07 pm (#)

    I’m the same way!! I basically live in Target tank tops. I have 13. (Yes, I just counted.) By the time laundry day rolls around, almost all of them are in my dirty clothes hamper! But if a shirt is comfy and somewhat cute, why buy or wear anything else??

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 22nd, 2013 at 6:32 am

      RIGHT! I knew someone would agree!!

      • Amy replied on May 22nd, 2013 at 9:55 am

        Of course! There just isn’t enough time to both bake AND look picture-perfect every single day. I have to get my priorities straight! ;)

        • Dorothy Kern replied on May 22nd, 2013 at 11:19 am

          TOTALLY. :)

  63. tanya posted on May 22, 2013 at 2:50 am (#)

    I am in love with these cupcakes from the inside out! I love the color in those wrappers! How cute! But that’s just the start, because I am the biggest coconut lover! These cupcakes have my name written all over them! Lovely!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 22nd, 2013 at 6:29 am

      Thanks Tanya!

  64. Jennifer @ Not Your Momma's Cookie posted on May 22, 2013 at 8:11 am (#)

    GORGEOUS cupcakes!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 22nd, 2013 at 11:19 am

      Thanks Jennifer!

  65. Deborah posted on May 22, 2013 at 8:14 am (#)

    I relate to you with just about everything in this post!! I’m not fashionable at all – but my daughter loves to get dressed up! And when it comes to photo styling, I definitely think I fall on the simplistic side of the line. But these cupcakes? I don’t think they need anything else – they look perfect as they are!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 22nd, 2013 at 11:19 am

      Thank you Deborah!

  66. Londra Fleming posted on May 22, 2013 at 10:36 am (#)

    Your cupcakes look awesome! Can’t wait to try them…

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 22nd, 2013 at 11:18 am

      Thank you!

  67. carrian posted on May 22, 2013 at 12:50 pm (#)

    Oh my gosh! LOVE THOSE! I cannot make cupcakes. At all. Wish we were closer and you could teach me.

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 23rd, 2013 at 6:06 am

      These are so easy Carrian, I bet you could do it. But I wish we could do it together too!

  68. Sue {munchkin munchies} posted on May 22, 2013 at 1:35 pm (#)

    Your cupcakes are beautiful and sound delicious! Maybe I could also use my coconut oil in this recipe somewhere(I have yet to use it)! You sound just like me in the clothes department, and my girls (grown) sound just like your daughter:) I would much rather spend the money on stuff to dress up my cookies than dress myself~haha!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 23rd, 2013 at 6:06 am

      Yes! I bet coconut oil in place of vegetable oil would be awesome!

  69. Heidi N posted on May 22, 2013 at 3:38 pm (#)

    What a great giveaway! I am in love with the Olivia Swirl Cupcake print.

  70. Jocelyn posted on May 22, 2013 at 9:27 pm (#)

    I LOVE me some coconut, so these cupcakes would probably knock my socks off!!! And great pictures!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 23rd, 2013 at 5:59 am

      Thanks Jocelyn!

  71. Ana Fernandez posted on May 23, 2013 at 6:49 am (#)

    I love coconut. I love cupcakes. And I sure I will love this coconut cupcake recipe! Looks great, simple yet stylish

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 23rd, 2013 at 4:03 pm

      Thank you Ana!

  72. Back for Seconds posted on May 23, 2013 at 7:13 am (#)

    My mouth is watering! These sound delicious and the cupcake wrappers are beautiful!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 23rd, 2013 at 4:03 pm

      Thanks Stephanie!

  73. ATasteOfMadness posted on May 23, 2013 at 9:03 am (#)

    I love everything coconut. Also everything cupcake. So this has obviously stolen my heart, I love it!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 23rd, 2013 at 4:01 pm

      Yay! Thank you!

  74. Anna @ Crunchy Creamy Sweet posted on May 23, 2013 at 10:06 am (#)

    These cupcakes look amazing! Pinned!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 23rd, 2013 at 4:00 pm

      Thanks Anna!

  75. karen posted on May 23, 2013 at 10:53 am (#)

    I love all the cupcake wrappers, but the red zebra print is my favorite of all.
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  76. Michelle | Creative Food posted on May 23, 2013 at 11:56 am (#)

    Your cupcakes look absolutely GORGEOUS! and delicious!!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 23rd, 2013 at 3:59 pm

      Thanks Michelle!

  77. Carrie of Bella Cupcake Couture posted on May 23, 2013 at 2:16 pm (#)

    You may not be a fashionista but your cupcake display certainly is….adorable! Love how stunning the colors are paired together. It reminded me of a winter theme. the coconut cupcake sounds dreamy. Can’t wait to try it. Thanks so much for participating. Love seeing all the creativity!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 23rd, 2013 at 3:57 pm

      Thank you Carrie!

  78. Tatyana posted on May 23, 2013 at 4:58 pm (#)

    Beautiful cupcakes

  79. Stacey posted on May 23, 2013 at 9:36 pm (#)

    My favorite cupcake wrapper is the Dorothy wrapper.

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 24th, 2013 at 6:53 am

      Yes!! That’s what my tummy wants, anyway!

  80. Toni @Make.Bake.Celebrate posted on May 25, 2013 at 8:31 am (#)

    Love love love. I’m all about the “triple” cupcakes lately and these are gorgeous!

    • Dorothy Kern replied on May 26th, 2013 at 8:30 am

      Thanks Toni!

  81. Naomi Murray posted on May 26, 2013 at 8:34 am (#)

    I love the ones you used, so pretty!!

  82. Becky @ So Very Blessed posted on May 27, 2013 at 9:13 pm (#)

    I love them ALL, but I really, really love the Honeysuckle Pink wrappers! And, holy cow, I cannot WAIT to make these cupcakes!

  83. steph@stephsbitebybite posted on May 28, 2013 at 4:42 am (#)

    Coconut heaven!

  84. Katie @ Dip It In Chocolate posted on May 29, 2013 at 1:36 pm (#)

    Those look amazing. And I am totally the girl who buys four shirts in the same color just because they fit “right”. (Also true for sweaters, pants, and cardigans.) Glad to know I’m not alone! My husband thinks I’m crazy.

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  86. coconutoilgood posted on July 17, 2013 at 5:07 am (#)

    What an intense coconut experience. Im so looking forward to making these.
    You might like my coconut oil cupcake recipe, its sugar free, check it out.

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  89. Cacica Yve posted on October 17, 2013 at 8:18 am (#)

    I made the triple coconut cupcakes last night with one substitution – I used coconut emulsion instead of the extract…. OMG they were incredible! I had left over batter so I made two in these cute silicone teacups I have but I didn’t add the coconut mixture in the middle cause I ran out of the mixture (I made them for my daughter to take to a surprise party at work) when I bit into them they were like a bite of heaven! If you are a coconut lover you will love this recipe! Sorry I can’t upload my teacup pic.

    • Dorothy Kern replied on October 17th, 2013 at 6:38 pm

      So awesome! I’m glad you liked them! :)

  90. Becca posted on February 19, 2014 at 1:46 pm (#)

    Just finished up a batch of these and I have to say, they are delicious! I unfortunately was short on coconut and did not have coconut extract, but still able to get a good taste of the coconut goodness. I just used homemade vanilla in place of the extract and sprinkled toasted coconut over the iced cakes instead of putting it into the frosting. Hoping my husband enjoys the sweet surprise when he gets home (and then takes them to work so I don’t eat them all in my own! ) Thanks for the yummy (and easy) recipe to add to my arsena :-)l

    • Dorothy Kern replied on February 19th, 2014 at 3:59 pm

      I understand that! I always have to get coconut desserts out of the house or I’ll eat them ALL! I’m glad you enjoyed them Becca!

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