My youngest son bake this cupcake for his school project last year. He came out with this combination of orange zest, desiccate coconut and chocolate chip, and it turn out to be exactly what he had in mind. He like it so much that he ask me to bake for him again. ☺️
180g caster sugar
1/2 tsp baking powder
200g plain flour
3/4 cup desiccate coconut
1 cup chocolate chips
1 orange or lemon zest
5 tbsp orange or lemon juice
Extract the zest of the orange/lemon into a bowl. Add in 5 tbsp of orange/lemon juice. Set aside
Melt the butter in the microwave for 40 secs or till melted. Set aside
Sifted the flour and baking powder, set aside
Line the muffin tin with muffins cup or a cake tin. Prepare an electric mixer with K beater attachment.
Pre-heat oven at 180 degree.
Using K beater, slowly increase to max speed, cream the eggs and sugar till color turn pale, fluffy and increase in volume (see picture)
Use a hand whisk, Add in the orange zest and juice and mix well.
Use a big metal spoon, fold in the flour slowly (DO NOT OVER MIX)
Mix in the melted butter lightly and quickly.
Fold in the coconut and chocolate chips Pour into the cup till the brine.
Sprinkle extra coconut and chop chips on top (optional)
Let the battle rest for 15 mins before baking
bake for 20mins or till the cake tester comes out clean.