Cheery Cherry Coconut Cupcake Recipe

Posted on July 27th, 2012 in Cupcakes, Recipes

Happy Friday to you!

Today's post is quick – just wanted to share a yummylicious recipe with you – Cherry Coconut Cupcakes ~ topped with a little ruby red glamour. 

Can never resist the disco dust, and these cherry toppers were no exception. 

I made these cupcakes to help raise money for breast cancer research, by putting on an 1,000 Cooks for the Cure party as a part of KitchenAid's Cook for the Cure efforts. Hosting a party (of any kind) any time from July 20th-July 29th and having guests bring a small donation for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, rather than bringing a housewarming gift, food or wine, is one way to help out. If you'd like to find out more, here's a link to get you started.

To have some adorable cherry printables to match, check out these by The TomKat Studio!

And if you'd like to make these cupcakes, here's what you'll need:

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How to Make Glitter Cherries

The cherries are so easy to make. Just take a ball of fondant and roll it in the disco dust and insert some floral wire stem. I was inspired by Melissa's adorable cake over at My Cake School for the stems, although my twirly curling didn't turn out as lovely as hers. 

If you'd like to make these easy and delicious, cheery cupcakes, here's the recipe:

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Cherry Coconut Cupcake Recipe

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Thanks for all the suggestions I got on facebook as to where to buy this green milk glass cake stand, by the way. I ended up buying it in a little shop in Toronto called Red Letter. Thanks Connie Cupcake!

Happy weekend to you – hope it's filled with all your favorite things (or at least some of them). 

xo,

Marian

 

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