Coconut-Lime Cupcakes

Coconut-Lime Cupcakes

This is a combination/variation on my coconut and lemon cake recipes. It goes great with mango-lime filling and coconut cream cheese frosting.
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  • Serves: 36 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 36 cupcake cups with paper liners.
  2. Step 2

    Beat sugar and butter together in the bowl of an electric stand mixer until fluffy, about 10 minutes. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, adding coconut extract and vanilla extract with the last egg.
  3. Step 3

    Combine flour, 1 tablespoon plus 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, and nutmeg in another bowl. Beat into the egg mixture until thoroughly combined; beat in buttermilk and lime juice. Stir in coconut and lime zest.
  4. Step 4

    Fill each of the prepared cupcake cups with about 1/4 cup of batter using a large cookie scoop.
  5. Step 5

    Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool before serving.