Pina Colada Cupcakes

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This was one of my desserts at my girl friend Valentine luncheon this year.

You know, one of those nights when you lay in bed with insomnia
(which I RARELY get)
and the idea just comes to you?

They couldn’t be easier!

They smelled SO GOOD.

Try them, you’ll like them… or your money back…
this information is free.

(Sorry hubby!!)
He keeps wondering when the blogger paycheck comes…

to which I add and get an eye roll:

but I am one helluva cook… so there! 


Parrot Bay Pina Colada Drink Mix (alcohol is already in it!)

(you can find it by the mixers in the liquor section)



Yield: 18 cupcakes

Pina Colada Cupcakes

Side view of Pina Colada Cupcakes on a white plate

Add the flavors of coconut and lime together and you get these fabulous Pina Colada Cupcakes.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1 classic white cake mix
  • Parrot Bay Pina Colada Drink Mix (alcohol is already in it!)
  • 4 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/4 cup Coco Real (you can find it by the mixers in the liquor section)
  • Limes for garnish
  • neon green food coloring (optional)


Make the cupcakes per package instructions (egg white method), but replace the water with Pina Colada mix.

Coconut Buttercream:

Beat butter in mixer until smooth. Add powdered sugar a little at a time. Add Coco Real and mix until fluffy.

I tinted mine with a couple of drops of neon green food coloring.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 202Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 56mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 0gSugar: 30gProtein: 1g

Nutrition isn't always accurate.

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One Comment

  1. While reading about your strawberry daiquiri cupcakes I saw this one. I absolutely cannot wait to make them both. They sound delicious.

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