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Mango Coconut Cupcakes (Part 1): Cupcake Show #27

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These cupcakes are made with mango, are filled with mango and topped with coconut mango frosting! In this first part, Cindy bakes the cupcakes.
Ingredients
For cupcakes
  Cake flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 6 Tablespoon, cut in cubes
  Mango puree 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla essence 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Baking spray 1 Dash
For mango filling
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
For frosting
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Cream cheese 4 Ounce
  Mango puree 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla essece 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Powdered sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sweetened shredded coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. Line the muffin pan with cupcake liners and spray the top of the pan with baking spray, set aside.

MAKING
3. In a medium size bowl, mix together cake flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
4. In a mixer bowl, fitted in a stand mixer with paddle attachment cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy for 2 minutes.
5. Add the mango puree and vanilla and beat until mixed and scrape the side of bowl with spatula.
6. Put in the eggs 1 at a time and beat well after each addition.
7. Drop in all the flour mixture, beat well until well incorporated, scrape the sides of the bowl while beating as needed.
8. Spoon the batter equally into the muffin wells, and bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown and until the toothpick inserted in the comes out clean.
9. Place on the rack and allow the cupcake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes and then remove from the pan and allow to cool completely on rack.
For the filling
10. In small saucepan over medium-high heat, put the mange puree, sugar and cornstarch bring to a boil stirring constantly and allow to boil for 30 seconds.
11. Take the pan off the heat and transfer the mixture into a small bowl and let it cool for about 30 minutes.
For the frosting
12. In a mixer bowl, fitted in a stand mixer with paddle attachment, cream the butter, cream cheese, mango puree, vanilla and powdered sugar for about 2 minutes.
13. Add the coconut, stir to mix and refrigerate for about 20 minutes.

FINALIZING
14. Using a paring knife, cut out a deep circular core in the center of the cupcakes.
15. Drop about 2 teaspoons of mango filling in the center of each cupcake and place the core back.
16. Do the same for all the cupcakes and frost them generously.

SERVING
17. Serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Mango
Preparation Time: 
105 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes
Servings: 
12
This recipe video is in 2 parts. This is Mango Coconut Cupcakes (Part 1): Cupcake Show #27. Watch part 2 for the complete recipe.

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