Coconut Cupcakes With Lime Buttercream Frosting Recipe

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Coconut Cupcakes With Lime Buttercream Frosting
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Farenheit. Place 2 muffin cup liners in each of 12 muffin cups. Coat liners with cooking spray.
  2. To measure flour, weigh or lightly spoon it into measuring cup and level with knife. Combine flour, potato starch, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl and whisk.
  3. Combine 3/4 cup sugar and 2 tbsp softened butter in a large bowl and beat with mixer at medium speed until blended. Blend until the consistency is similar to damp sand.
  4. One at a time, add egg and beat well then add egg white and beat well.
  5. Add flour mixture and milk alternately, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Fold in coconut and vanilla.
  6. Spoon cupcake batter evenly into the prepared muffin cups. Bake at 350F for 18 minutes or until surface springs back up when lightly touched in center.
  7. Prepare frosting. To do so, combine 3 tbsp of softened butter, half-and-half, grated lime rind, and lime juice in a medium bowl. Beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth. Gradually add powdered sugar and beat until smooth.
  8. Spread approximately 2 1/2 tsp of frosting onto each cupcake.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 381.92 Kcal (1599 kJ)
Calories from fat 124.17 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.8g 21%
Cholesterol 57.3mg 19%
Sodium 534.01mg 22%
Potassium 190.64mg 4%
Total Carbs 61.36g 20%
Sugars 38.23g 153%
Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%
Protein 4.78g 10%
Vitamin C 1.2mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Calcium 142.2mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 302.01 Kcal (1264 kJ)
Calories from fat 98.19 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.91g 21%
Cholesterol 45.31mg 19%
Sodium 422.28mg 22%
Potassium 150.75mg 4%
Total Carbs 48.52g 20%
Sugars 30.23g 153%
Dietary Fiber 1.26g 6%
Protein 3.78g 10%
Vitamin C 0.9mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.1mg 8%
Calcium 112.4mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.5
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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