Recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen
Total:
1 hr 15 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
24 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Total:
1 hr 15 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
24 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Ingredients

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup canned juice-packed crushed pineapple
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sweetened coconut
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 teaspoons whipped cream stabilizer
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, sliced lengthwise, seeds scraped
  • 24 fresh raspberries

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 cupcake pans with paper liners. Prepare the yellow cake mix by mixing together 1 cup water, the cake mix, pineapple, canola oil and eggs. Divide the batter evenly among the cupcake liners, filling each two-thirds full. Bake until golden and a toothpick comes out clean, 15 to 20 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. 

Place the coconut on a baking sheet and toast until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. 

Combine the heavy cream, sugar, stabilizer, vanilla extract and vanilla bean in a large bowl. Whip with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form, and then transfer into a pastry bag fitted with a wide tip. Pipe out 2 tablespoons of frosting onto each cupcake and top with 1 teaspoon of the toasted coconut and 1 raspberry. 

More from:

Sweet Recipes

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

HG Hot Couple

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel

Better Than Citron Presse

Recipe courtesy of Laura Calder

Better Than Grannie's Creamed Corn

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Better Than the Box Stuffing

Recipe courtesy of Treva Chadwell

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Unwrapped

7am | 6c

Unwrapped

7:30am | 6:30c

Unwrapped

8am | 7c

Unwrapped

8:30am | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30am | 8:30c

Donut Showdown

10:30am | 9:30c

Donut Showdown

11am | 10c

Sugar Showdown

11:30am | 10:30c

Sugar Showdown

12pm | 11c

Sugar Showdown

12:30pm | 11:30c
1pm | 12c
2pm | 1c
3pm | 2c
4pm | 3c

Cake Hunters

5:30pm | 4:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Dinner at Tiffani's

8pm | 7c

Tia Mowry at Home

8:30pm | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30pm | 8:30c

Unwrapped

10pm | 9c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Tia Mowry at Home

12:30am | 11:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

1am | 12c

Unwrapped 2.0

1:30am | 12:30c

Unwrapped

2am | 1c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

So Much Pretty Food Here