Saturday, September 5, 2009

shark cupcakes

i made these cupcakes for my friends little boy, kai. he had a water/pool themed birthday party.
i made the shark fins out of card stock.
and as for the cupcakes..they were pretty yummy! pina colada!

here's the cupcake recipe...

ingredients:
1 package yellow cake mix
1 package instant vanilla pudding and pie filling mix
3/4 cup Coco Lopez Cream of Coconut
1/2 cup white grape juice {or rum, if you drink alcohol}
1/3 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs
1 can crushed pineapple, well drained
1/2 cup shredded coconut

preparation:
preheat oven to 350°. in a large mixing bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, 3/4 cup cream of coconut, 1/2 cup white grape juice, oil, and eggs. beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Stir in drained crushed pineapple & shredded coconut. divide into cupcake liners. cook for 15-18 minutes.

10 comments:

Teashop Girl said...

Ooh, I've never had a pina colada flavored cupcake. Sounds great!

Jennie said...

Brilliant! My son is going to flip for these sharks! The cupcake sounds delish :)

The Station Master said...

So cute- TFS!!! Where do you get the cupcake papers?

Carri said...

Oh I have those same cupcake liners and hadn't decided what to do with them. These are so cute!

Santana O. said...

This is simple, but sooooo cute. Its usually the simple ones that you dont think about, so im glad you did. They look great!

Anonymous said...

Hi Kara!
Question - you say 3/4 cup of coco lopez in ingredients but in the directions you mention 1/2 cup, which is the correct amount to add to the mix?
Your work is beautiful!
You are very creative.
Warm regards
Jennifer
jens31676@hotmail.com

kara's party ideas said...

oh, sorry! it's supposed to be 3/4 c. sorry about that :). i'll change it right away.

Ali said...

I made these this weekend and they are wonderful. My boyfriend even likes them, albeit without any frosting!

Heather - Chickabug said...

I LOVE THESE! Kiddie but classy. : )

Cathy said...

What a cute idea! Where did you get the cupcake liners? They're perfect for a beach theme.

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