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Pina Colada Cupcakes Recipe

These Pina Colada Cupcakes are a fun twist on the classic cocktail.

Deliciously moist pineapple cake with bits of crushed pineapple topped with toasted coconut!

We even get a little boozy for the full effect, but they’re equally delicious as a “virgin” Pina Colada Cupcake!

Make a batch of these, summon the pool boy, and catch some rays while enjoying the tropical flavors of these fun cupcakes.

Food and Wine has a great article on Rum so you can choose the best–I’m here for the party so I’m a budget rum baker!

pina colada cupcakes recipe


Pina Colada Cupcakes Ingredients:

1 box Pineapple Supreme cake mix

1 can of crushed pineapple

1/3 cup Rum

1/3 cup Mediterranean oil (vegetable oil will also work)

3 eggs

1/2 cup coconut

pina colada cupcakes

How to Make Pina Colada Cupcakes:

Preheat the oven to 335 degrees.

Combine cake mix, oil, eggs, and rum.

 Stir in pineapple and coconut until mixed thoroughly.  

Fill 24 cupcake liners 3/4 full.  

Bake for 20 minutes or until centers are set and bounce back when touched.

Frost with pineapple frosting and top with toasted coconut…

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