Scrumptious pineapple cake, slathered in brandy and coated with coconut frosting. Moist and tastes just like a pina colada!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
20 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Servings:
35
Yield:
35 cupcakes
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Ingredients

35
Original recipe yields 35 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Frosting:

Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 35 cupcake cups with paper liners.

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  • Beat sugar, butter, and oil together in a bowl with an electric mixer until creamy and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Stir in pineapple, milk, and 1/4 cup brandy.

  • Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in another bowl. Add slowly to the sugar mixture, beating with an electric hand mixer to get a light, fluffy batter.

  • Spoon batter into the cupcake liners, leaving about 1/8 inch of each liner free (this cake doesn't rise a lot).

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean, about 17 minutes.

  • Remove from the oven and immediately spoon 1 teaspoon of brandy over the top of each cupcake; let seep into the cake. Let cool completely.

  • Beat cream of coconut and cream cheese together with an electric mixer until it is lump-free. Frost cooled cupcakes.

Nutrition Facts

190 calories; protein 2.2g; carbohydrates 24.2g; fat 9.2g; cholesterol 30.4mg; sodium 171.7mg. Full Nutrition
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