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Coconut Orange Cupcakes Recipe
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Coconut Orange Cupcakes Recipe

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From Sparta, Wisconsin, Donna Justin's tried-and-true recipe features the delicate tastes of orange, white chocolate and coconut in an easy dessert worthy of company. "It yields 2 dozen delicious cup cakes with a pretty topping," she notes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup vanilla or white chips
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 238 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 209 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat the sugar, oil, eggs and orange juice until well blended. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually stir into orange juice mixture just until moistened. Fold in oranges and chips.
  2. Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. In a small bowl, combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over cupcakes. Bake at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Coconut Orange Cupcakes in Quick Cooking March/April 1998, p43

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 238 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 209 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 6, 2014

Good and taste. Make weeken

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2013

Very nice flavor...came out more like a muffin than a cupcake.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 8, 2013

Everyone's asking for more.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2011

I'd try these, but whenever I make cake or cupcakes from scratch they turn out SO heavy.  Maybe I'll utilize the frosting for something else tho.

 

:)

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2011

These cupcakes were delicious! However, the preparation took me longer than what is listed on the recipe. I also had to make extra topping. What the recipe calls for wasn't enough...maybe I just like coconut too much!

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