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Bahama Mama Cupcakes

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Bahama Mama cupcakes turn your favorite summertime drink into the perfect dessert. One bite and you'll feel like you've had the beach vacation of your dreams. Have a Bahama Mama cupcake in one hand and Margarita cupcake in the other! 

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Yields: 18
Prep Time: 0 hours 10 mins
Total Time: 1 hour 10 mins
For the cupcakes

box vanilla cake mix


(12-oz.) can Sprite, at room temperature

1 tsp.

orange zest

3 tbsp.

shredded coconut, toasted

For the frosting
1 c.

(2 sticks) butter, softened

5 c.

powdered sugar

2 tbsp.

pineapple juice

1 tbsp.

white rum

Orange wedges, for garnish

Maraschino cherries, for garnish

Paper umbrellas

  1. Preheat oven to 350° and line two cupcake pans with 18 cupcake liners. Stir cake mix with Sprite and orange zest until thoroughly combined. Fold in toasted coconut. Divide batter between liners and bake according to package instructions. Let cool completely before frosting. 
  2. Make rum frosting: In a large bowl, beat together butter, half the powdered sugar, pineapple juice, and rum. Add the rest of the powdered sugar and beat until fluffy. 
  3. Pipe cooled cupcakes with rum frosting then garnish with orange wedges, maraschino cherries, and cocktail umbrellas.

Parker Feierbach
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