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Pink Snowball Cakettes

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Ingredients

  • Cake ingredients:
  • 1 stick plus 1 tbsp. butter
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 2 cups + 2 tablespoons all purpose flour, sifted
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • Syrup and Coating:
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp. coconut extract
  • 1- 5oz. bag shredded unsweetened coconut

Details

Adapted from sprinklebakes.com

Preparation

Step 1


Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease mini muffin pan(s) and set aside.
Cream the butter and 2/3 cup sugar until light.
Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then beat in the coconut extract.
Fold in the flour and baking powder alternately with the milk to form a dense batter.
Spoon batter into greased cupcake tins no more than halfway up in each cup.
Bake for 10-12 minutes until skewer comes out clean.
Remove from the oven and cool on a rack.

To Make the Syrup:
Add the sugar, water and coconut extract to a saucepan.
Bring to the boil, stirring until the sugar has completely dissolved.
Remove from the heat and stir in a few drops of coloring.

Dip the cool cakes into the syrup, then roll in coconut.

(Extra cute when served with strawberry milk.)

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