Luau Cupcakes
  • 1 box vanilla cake mix
  • 1 20 oz. can pineapple chunks
  • 1 container whipped white frosting
  • 2 cups sweetened coconut
  • maraschino cherries
  1. Prepare cupcakes according to package directions, replacing the pineapple juice for the water called for in the recipe.
  2. Bake cupcakes according to package
  3. Cool cupcakes completely.
  4. Toast coconut in a frying pan on medium-low heat until golden (be sure coconut is cool before adding it to the frosting or it will make the frosting melt.)
  5. Frost cupcakes with a spatula with white frosting
  6. Roll the edges of the cupcakes in the toasted coconut.
  7. Place a piece of pineapple on top along with a cherry.
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