Chocolate Orange Coconut Cupcakes

These cupcakes are fantastic! Picture perfect, delicious and they pop right out of the pan! The aroma of Nutiva’s coconut oil and flour and the orange make these cup cakes unforgettable!



  1. In a bowl, whisk together the flours, baking soda and powder.
  2. In another bowl, cream together the eggs, coconut oil, apple sauce, coconut sugar and coconut Manna milk, zest and orange juice concentrate.
  3. Mix the cocoa with the hot water. Stir in the orange juice, and if you like liqueur.
  4. Add 1/3 of the flour mixture, then 1/3 of the cocoa orange mixture. Repeat two more times.
  5. Stir in the dried coconut and the chocolate chips.
  6. Pour the batter into the oiled muffin cups (12 cup muffin tin, medium size) till 3/4 full (about 1/3 cup of batter).
  7. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes (till toothpick in the center comes out clean)
  8. Let cool.
  9. Frosting: Whip together and use a pastry bag to pipe on top of the cupcakes.
  10. Enjoy!
  • Yield: 12 cupcakes (12 Servings)
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Ready In: 40 mins

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