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Key lime Coconut Cupcakes

Key Lime Coconut Cupcakes


  • - Chocolate lime cupcakes
  • 160g unsalted butter (softened)
  • 160g golden caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 130g self raising flour
  • 30g Sugar and Crumbs chocolate lime cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • - Coconut Lime Buttercream
  • 125g Sugar and Crumbs coconut lime icing sugar
  • 60g unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • Dried sweetened coconut to decorate


  • Preheat your oven to 180C / 350F line a muffin tin with cases, set it aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add all the white chocolate cupcake ingredients and beat well to fully combine, creating a pale batter.
  • Divide the mixture into the muffin cases and bake for 25 minutes until cooked.
  • Remove from the oven and leave to cool for 5 minutes before transferring the cupcakes onto a wire rack to completely cool.
  • in the meantime, make the buttercream by mixing the shredded coconut, butter, powdered sugar, and lemon juice in a bowl and whisk until creamed.
    Divide the buttercream amongst the top of each cupcake using two spoons, finishing with a sprinkle of coconut and the lime zest.