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Recipe: Delicious Quick Italian Cream Cupcakes

Quick Italian Cream Cupcakes. Toasted coconut and pecans in buttermilk cake batter topped with luscious cream cheese. Italian Cream Cake holds the distinction of being the only thing on Earth that will compel me to buy a bag of shredded flake coconut, which, until I f. Everything that's wonderful about Italian Cream Cake.but in cupcake form!

Whip cream cheese and butter together in a large bowl with a mixer at medium speed until combined. Add syrup and cream, then beat in powdered sugar until creamy. The hazelnut syrup puts them over the top. You can cook Quick Italian Cream Cupcakes using 14 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Quick Italian Cream Cupcakes

  1. It’s of Cupcake Ingredients.
  2. You need 1 packages of 16.25 oz. White cake mix with pudding.
  3. It’s 3 of egg whites.
  4. Prepare 1 tsp of almond extract.
  5. You need 1 1/4 cup of buttermilk.
  6. Prepare 1/4 cup of vegetable oil/canola oil.
  7. Prepare 1 1/2 cup of sweetened coconut, divided.
  8. Prepare 1 cup of chopped pecans, divided.
  9. It’s of Cream Cheese Frosting.
  10. It’s 1 packages of cream cheese, softened.
  11. Prepare 1/2 cup of butter, softened (1 stick).
  12. You need 4 of to 6 cups sifted powdered sugar.
  13. It’s 1 tsp of vanilla extract.
  14. Prepare 1 tsp of almond extract.

I substituted pecans for hazelnuts without losing any flavor. Back to my sister… she absolutely loves Italian Cream Cake and she had had it before quite a few times and she assures me that this one tastes great!! Without further delay… here's my recipe for Italian Cream Cheese Cupcakes. Wait – before I do that… quick.

Quick Italian Cream Cupcakes instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Fill cupcake tin with liners and set aside..
  2. In a medium skillet over medium heat, add 1/2 cup of coconut.(Or more if you like) Continuously stir to allow the heat to dry out the coconut and begin to brown. This can take about 5-10 minutes. Also, keep in mind that if you are using sweetened coconut it tends to brown faster so keep a close eye on the browning process. Once brown, set aside to cool..
  3. Mix first five ingredients until well incorporated. Gently stir in 1 cup of coconut and 3/4 cup of pecans reserving the rest for the topping..
  4. Spoon the cupcake batter into your lined cupcake tin 3/4 of the way full..
  5. Bake at 350 for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cupcake comes out clean. Remove from oven once done and allow to cool completely before frosting..
  6. For the cream cheese frosting- In a stand mixer (or a regular hand held mixer will do fine) beat the cream cheese and butter until well combined and smooth..
  7. Add the sifted powdered sugar one cup at a time until all the sugar is incorporated. Add in the almond and vanilla extracts until smooth and creamy..
  8. Frost cupcakes once cooled or pipe on frosting using a piping bag and tip. Top the cupcakes with remaining chopped pecans and toasted coconut and enjoy!.

Light, airy and rich vanilla buttermilk and almond cupcakes blended with sweetened coconut and pecans. These cupcakes are a twist on traditional Italian Cream Cake. With a few adjustments I've turned a classic recipe into a fun dessert that everyone will love. To make Cream Cheese Frosting: Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. How To Make Tiramisu-Tiramisu Cupcakes-Cream Cheese Desserts.

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