These graham cracker crust cupcakes are dense and sweet. The graham cracker crust is delicate and crumbly. Made with sour cream and topping them off with coconut cream icing, for a creamy rich texture.
2 1/4 sticks unsalted butter - at room temperature
2 2/3 cups sugar
6 large eggs - at room temperature
1 cup sour cream - at room temperature
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
3 cups flour
1/3 cup cornstarch
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
Graham Cracker Crust2 cups crushed graham crackers crumbs (about 12 crackers)
1/2 cup melted butter
Coconut Icing1 1/2 sticks butter - at room temperature
1/8 cup milk
1/2 tsp vanilla
2 cups powdered sugar
1 1/2 cups shredded coconut
Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ Cupcake pans
To make the crust, combine the graham cracker crumbs with the melted butter
and split equally among 32 cupcake tins with paper liners.
Cream the butter and sugar using an electric mixer on high until light and fluffy. Add the eggs two at a time, beating after each addition. Add the sour cream and vanilla, stirring until smooth.
In a separate bowl combine the flour, cornstarch, salt and baking soda. With the mixer on low, slowly add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients, beat just until combined.
Finish filling each cupcake liner till it's about 2/3 full with cupcake batter, then bake cupcakes.
The Graham Cracker Crust Cupcakes should be golden and test done when inserted with a toothpick.
Cool the graham cracker cupcakes to room temperature.
Beat the butter briefly to get a smooth texture, add the powdered sugar, milk and vanilla,
beating until well blended.
Add the coconut a little at a time until combined.
Once graham cracker cupcakes have cooled, Spread the Coconut Cream Icing onto the cupcakes.
Makes about 32 Graham Cracker Crust Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Icing.
Did you say you're on a diet?
No desserts for 20 years?
Do you pass the cake and candy sections
With some heartfelt sighs and tears?
Go ahead !! Bake those gooey
Sticky sweet forbidden things.
But first put on your jogging outfit.
Your tennis shoes and exercise fling.
Run in place while stirring;
Time your cakes with jumping jacks.
Ten deep knee bends between ingredients.
Use that kitchen for a workout track.
And when you're out of breath and panting.
Pot holders around your prize.
Jog to the nearest 90 pound neighbor
And leave her your 1000 calorie surprise!