Tutti Frutti Cupcakes

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Bake-a-thon is a baking event where a bunch of us share our bakes virtually in the month of December. When the event started few years ago, it was a month long event with posts everyday. Later, it was changed to 3 days a week; Monday, Wednesday & Friday, all of December. This year it is going to be 13 bakes and watch out for my bakes every Monday, Wednesday and Friday of this month.

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This past April when we did Fire Up Your Oven baking marathon, I bookmarked tutti frutti cupcakes from Sreevalli’s blog. I had some tutti frutti which I had bought to prepare a tutti frutti cake for that marathon and could not. When I saw this recipe, I baked it right away, back in May. Yes, I was planning for this bake-a-thon since then. I love baking but do not bake much as I have no takers at home. To participate in this bake-a-thon I had to start that early. However, I baked only two recipes in May and did most of the baking last month.

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I followed the recipe as given. I do not remember making any changes and even if I did, there is no way of knowing as my laptop crashed and lost all the data. I had to write this recipe again and since I do not remember making any changes, I blindly rewrote the recipe from the source blog.

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I also lost the pictures I had selected and watermarked but fortunately, I still had the pictures in my camera. I was saved by the bell and did not have to bake the cupcakes again. Even if I had to, I would not have minded. 🙂

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Source: Ammaji Recipes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Preparation: 10 minutes
Bake Time: 20 minutes
Yields: 6


  • ¾ cup All-Purpose Flour
  • ½ tsp. Baking Soda
  • ¼ tsp. Baking Powder
  • Pinch of Salt
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 1 Large Egg, at room temperature
  • ¼ cup Unsalted Butter, at room temperature
  • ½ tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • ¼ cup Milk
  • ¼ cup Tutti Frutti
  • ¼ cup Dry Coconut Flakes
  • Confetti for topping (opt. and I did not use)


  • Pre-heat oven to 350F. Line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
  • In a bowl sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and keep aside.
  • In another bowl take butter, sugar, egg and whisk until creamy. I used a handheld mixer but it can be done with a whisk as well.
  • Add milk and continue whisking until well incorporated into the egg mixture.
  • Fold in the flour.
  • Then fold in the tutti frutti and coconut flakes.
  • Fill the batter half way into the cupcake liners.
  • Bake in a preheated 350F oven for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • When cold enough to remove from the cupcake pan, remove the cupcakes and cool completely on a cooling rack.
  • Sprinkle with confetti or serve it as it is.

This is part of the Bake-a-thon 2015

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15 thoughts on “Tutti Frutti Cupcakes

  1. Those muffins look so sinful Usha..and you started planning so much ahead!..wow..love your pictures too..looks like you are doing muffins/cupcakes by the pictures that have come in..very nice!

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