Mini Macaroon Cakes

Mini Cupcake Recipe
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These mini cupcakes have the texture of a macaroon. Pipe the frosting for an extra special touch!
45 min
Prep Time
1:20
Total Time
48 mini cupcakes

Ingredients

Cupcakes

1 3/4 cups
sugar
3/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 (3-ounce) package
cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Half & Half
3
large Land O Lakes® Eggs
1 teaspoon
vanilla
1 1/2 cups
all-purpose flour
1 cup
sweetened flaked coconut

Frosting

1/3 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
4 ounces
white chocolate, melted, cooled slightly
3 cups
powdered sugar
3 to 4 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Half & Half
 
3/4 cup
sweetened flaked coconut
White edible glitter or sparkling decorator sugar

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place mini paper baking cups into 48 mini muffin pan cups; set aside.
  2. Combine sugar, 3/4 cup butter and cream cheese in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add 1/4 cup half & half, eggs and vanilla. Continue beating until well mixed. Stir in flour and 1 cup coconut.
  3. Spoon batter into prepared muffin pan cups. Bake 15-17 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and edges are golden brown. Cool 5 minutes in pan; remove to cooling rack.
  4. Combine 1/3 cup butter and white chocolate in bowl; beat until well mixed. Add powdered sugar and enough half & half for desired spreading consistency. Frost cooled cupcakes. Immediately sprinkle with coconut and edible glitter.

Recipe Tips

- Frosting can also be piped by placing in a pastry bag fitted with a tip or into resealable plastic food bag. Snip off small corner of bag.

Nutrition Facts (1 mini cupcake)

Calories
150
Cholesterol
25mg
Carbohydrates
21g
Protein
1g
Fat
7g
Sodium
55mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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