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Betty's Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting for Red Velvet Cupcakes

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In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting. This is a frosting to use on the Romantic Red Velvet Cupcakes, although it may be used on many kinds of cakes and cupcakes.
Ingredients
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Coconut extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon (or vanilla)
  Confectioners sugar 16 Ounce
  Sweetened flaked coconut 2 Cup (32 tbs) (or sweetened shredded coconut, if desired)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese and using an electric mixer beat on medium speed until light and fluffy.
2. Add butter and beat until smooth.
3. Drop coconut extract and beat to combine.
4. Add confectioner's sugar and beat until smooth.
5. Stir in sweetened flaked coconut.

SERVING
6. Spread frosting on red velvet cupcake and serve immediately.

TIPS
This will make about 4 cups of frosting and is enough to frost 2 dozen cupcakes.
You can store leftover frosting in freezer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Beating
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Cream Cheese
Interest: 
Easy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 346 Calories from Fat 161

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g28.5%

Saturated Fat 12.4 g62.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40.9 mg13.6%

Sodium 94.5 mg3.9%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g14.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.56 g2.3%

Sugars 42.6 g

Protein 2 g3.1%

Vitamin A 9.5% Vitamin C 0.15%

Calcium 2.3% Iron 1.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Betty's Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting For Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe Video