Photo and recipe courtesy of Sweet Paul. Don't they look divine?
Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes
Makes 12 large cupcakes
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup plain flour
1/4 cup shredded coconut
4 tablespoons good quality cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1 teaspoon cocoa powder
ice cream, for serving
Preheat oven to 350F. Beat butter and sugar until pale. Add eggs, one at a time. Mix well. Add flour, coconut, cocoa and baking powder. Mix well. Pour the batter into a 12 cup buttered cupcake tin. Place in oven and bake for 12-15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Toss the shredded coconut in cocoa powder.
Serve the cupcakes with the chocolate coconut and ice cream.