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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Chocolate Almond Cupcakes with Coconut

So, I am having chocolate cravings and I am always craving coconut.  I opened my pantry to see what I could find.  There it was.. A chocolate cake mix, coconut and almonds.  With these ingredients you all know what came to mind~~~cupcakes~~


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Chocolate almond Cupcakes with Coconut
 
 
 

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Preheat oven 350°
 
Ingredients:
 
1 Box Betty Crocker Super     Moist Milk Chocolate Cake Mix
3 Eggs
1/4 cup Oil
1/2 cup Hershey's syrup
1 envelope whipped topping
1 tsp Almond extract
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1/2 cup sliced almonds







Directions:

Mix all ingredients for 8 minutes
Pour batter into cupcake holders and bake until toothpick inserted removes clean.







ICING:

Ingredients:

4 tbsp cocoa
2 cups + Powder sugar
1 stick butter
1/4 heavy whipping cream

Directions:

Beat all ingredients until smooth enough for piping, adding drops of water till you reach the proper consistency.

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