Valentine Coconut and Raspberry Cupcakes Recipes

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Adding a little fruit purée to your butter cream frosting gives you a berry flavor and vibrant color atop your sponges. Serve on Valentine Day with your love

Prep time: 25 mins
Cook time: 20 mins FREEZE un-iced

  1. 175g self-raising flour
  2. 140g caster sugar
  3. 50g desiccated coconut
  4. 140g butter , softened
  5. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  6. 2 large eggs
  7. 4 tbsp milk
  8. 140g raspberries , fresh or frozen

  • 280g icing sugar
  • 85g butter , softened
  • 4 tbsp raspberry coulis, from a bottle or fresh
  • A little desiccated or shredded coconut , to decorate

Cooking Directions: 
  1. Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Line a 12-hole muffin tin with deep paper cases or a 15-hole bun tin with cake cases.
  2. Tip all the cake ingredients except the raspberries into a bowl and beat for 1-2 mins until light and fluffy.
  3. Gently fold in the raspberries.
  4. Divide the mixture between the cases and bake for 18-20 mins (add a couple of extra mins for deep cases), until golden brown and firm to the touch.
  5. Leave to cool.
  6. Beat together the icing sugar, butter and raspberry coulis to make a light, fluffy icing.
  7. Spoon or pipe onto the cakes and sprinkle with coconut.

Nutrition Per Serving:
  • 314 kcalories
  • protein 3g
  • carbohydrate 37g
  • fat 17 g
  • saturated fat 11g
  • fibre 2g
  • sugar 28g
  • salt 0.4 g

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