Chocolate Coconut Cream Cupcakes


Yummy 🙂

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This chocolate cupcake is rich, moist, slightly dense and reminiscent of devil’s food cake. The frosting is sweet and full of coconut flavor. My inspiration for these cupcakes came from the coconut cream Hershey Kisses. So a coconut hershey kiss in the bottom, a chocolate cupcake, coconut frosting, and a hershey kiss on top. The hershey kiss inside the cupcake melts into it, keeping the inside moist.

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Ingredients: Makes 12

1 cup granulated sugar

3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

3/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons natural unsweetened cocoa powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 egg, room temperature

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 cup buttermilk

1/4 cup light sour cream

1/4 cup butter, mostly melted

1/2 cup boiling coffee

24 coconut hershey kisses (12 for garnish)

Frosting

2 sticks salted butter

4 and 1/4 powdered sugar

1/2 cup coconut milk

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon coconut…

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