Raspberry Coconut Zinger Cupcakes

Raspberry Coconut Zinger Cupcakes

Raspberry Coconut Zinger Cupcakes |  These cupcakes are a nod to my favorite Hostess® treat ZINGERS®!  These delicious cupcakes have a mixture of coconut and white chocolate chips with a hidden raspberry treasure.  Bring out the best dessert to your guests and celebrate 4th of July this year with these delicious easy to make Raspberry Coconut Zinger Cupcakes decorated with fun festive red, white and blue coconut!

If you don’t know how or have never colored coconut don’t worry.  Click my HOW TO COLOR COCONUT link and I will walk you through the easy steps to becoming a master at coloring coconut.  🙂

Ingredients

  • white cake mix (15.25 ounces)
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup coconut, divided 1/2 cup red and 1/2 cup blue (optional)
  • 1 cup seedless raspberry preserves
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon clear vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons milk
  • 4 cups colored coconut How to Color Coconut 1 cup white, 1 cup red, 1 cup blue
Read the whole recipe on Lady Behind the Curtain