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These cream-filled coconut cupcakes from TV chef Thomas Joseph are the perfect treat for any birthday party or special occasion.

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  • emikochan73
    5 JUN, 2013
    Loved this custard recipe! I added about a half teaspoon of coconut flavoring to give it a boost and ate some as is. Yum! I tried some in a coconut cake I made as well and it was a great compliment. The flavor isn't overwhelming so it can be eaten solo or with something else easily. I didn't like the coconut flakes though (personal preference), so next time I will probably make it without.
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  • McBergish
    10 FEB, 2013
    Made these cupcakes and loved them. Great presentation when you put your whipped cream on with a pastry bag with a large star tip. However next time I will try a different batter for the cake itself. They turned out a bit dry for all the steps that were required for the cake batter itself.
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  • leesh217
    15 SEP, 2012
    on the show chef Thomas Joseph recommended using this filling for a coconut cream pie -- clearly one of the easiest i've made and an excellent choice. so great!!
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  • JThomann
    1 OCT, 2011
    Yum! I made these for my 3rd grade students and they LOVED them! They asked if I could give the recipe to their moms!! These also held up really well overnight in the fridge. Nice twist on a classic cupcake!
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