White Chocolate Macadamia Cupcakes
Makes 20 cupcakes
|1||package (18-1/4 ounces) white cake mix, plus ingredients to prepare mix|
|1||package (4-serving size) white chocolate instant pudding and pie filling mix|
|3/4||cup chopped macadamia nuts|
|1-1/2||cups flaked coconut|
|1||cup white chocolate chips|
|1||container (16 ounces) white frosting|
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 20 standard (2-1/2-inch) muffin pan cups with paper liners.
- Prepare cake mix according to package directions, beating in pudding mix with cake mix ingredients. Fold in nuts. Fill muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
- Meanwhile, spread coconut evenly on ungreased baking sheet; bake at 350°F 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light golden brown. Cool completely.
- Place white chocolate chips in small microwavable bowl; microwave 2 minutes on MEDIUM (50%), stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Cool slightly before stirring into frosting.
- Frost cupcakes; sprinkle with toasted coconut.
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