Watch in awe as these cupcakes disappear. Perfect for potlucks and summer celebrations, these sweet treats are fun and delicious.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 24 Servings
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1-1/2 cups flaked coconut, divided
4 drops red food colouring
24 cupcakes, cooled
2 cups thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping
24 red string licorice pieces (4-inch)
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How do I make it ?
Place 3/4 cup of the coconut in a resealable plastic bag. Set remaining 3/4 cup coconut aside. Add red food colouring to coconut in bag. Seal bag; shake until coconut is evenly tinted.
Spread tops of cupcakes with whipped topping. Sprinkle with red and white (uncoloured) coconuts as desired; press coconut gently into whipped topping to secure.
Insert licorice piece into top of each cupcake for the "firecracker's fuse."
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Divide whipped topping in half. Colour one half with 4 drops red food colouring. Leave remaining whipped topping white. Spread onto cupcakes and continue as directed.
Have children decorate their own cupcakes.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 9 g
Saturated fat 3 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 170 mg
Total carbohydrate 21 g
Dietary fibre 1 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 2 g
Makes 2 doz. cupcakes or 24 servings, 1 cupcake each.
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.