Pina Colada Cupcakes

Regular Goldie

Time to make some cupcakes for Rita’s birthday. I decided to go with a box mix this time because 1) they are easy; 2) they are so moist and yummy; and 3) no one can tell the difference! Of course i added some stuff to it to jazz it up. See below for recipe.

Pina Colada Cupcakes

1 box white cake mix

1 cup pineapple juice

1/3 cup coconut rum

eggs (according to package)

vegetable oil (according to package)

8 oz. can crushed pineapple in juice, drained wel

1/2 cup shredded, sweetened coconut

Directions: Add mix, eggs, and oil according to the package. Substitute water for 1 cup pineapple juice and 1/3 cup coconut rum. Blend well with electric mixer. Add pineapple. Make sure it was well-drained and mix until just blended. Fold in coconut. Bake according to the package instructions.

Yes, i used a cake mixCoconuts and Pineapples

Yum RUM and COCONUTZ!

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Colorful (non pastel!) cupcake liners from Save-Mart. The naked cupcakes come out of the oven.

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The next morning i did a little photoshoot with them on the beach blanket in the sunroom.


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