Lemon Cupcakes with Coconut Frosting

Lemon Cupcakes are the perfect summer treat! They are loaded with citrus flavor and a sweet hint of coconut from the shredded coconut in the batter as well as the delicious fluffy frosting on top. Lemon pudding makes these cupcakes moist and leaves you wanting a second one. 

Hello summer!!! I don’t know about you but I am so excited the nicer weather is finally here, winter felt like it was 10 months long this year, so to celebrate we are sharing our new Lemon Cupcakes with you today. 

In honor of Cupcake Lovers Day today our friend Valentina at The Baking Fairy has organized this awesome event for us cupcake loving foodies to share some of our favorite recipes with ya’ll!

Lemon Cupcakes in purple cupcake liners on marble counter

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Simple Coconut Rice Recipe

This Coconut Rice is simple; full of fresh coconut flavor as well as shavings of unsweetened coconut which makes it a perfect side dish to many of your favorite meals. Basmati rice is used in our version to give it a nice texture that doesn’t take hours to achieve. Fragrant, flavorful, and perfectly creamy, this will be your new go-to side dish! 

A good meal is made better when you serve it alongside this simple Coconut Rice. You can make it to go with Indian dishes, Thai dishes and even your weeknight chicken too. The flavor from the coconut compliments a slightly spicy meat dish by taming the heat with its subtle sweetness and luscious creaminess.

Ingredients needed to make this recipe: Basmati Rice, Coconut Milk, Unsweetened Shredded Coconut, Salt, Butter Parsley/Cilantro (as garnish).

Coconut Rice in pot

 

 

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Chocolate Banana Brownies

Our decadent Banana Brownies are filled with rich dark chocolate and topped with a buttercream maple frosting. This Brownie recipe will replace your usual chocolate brownies and become a family favorite for years to come! 

With Mother’s Day right around the corner it was time for us to whip up a new treat we knew you would all love! Who doesn’t love brownies? Am I right?! While these ones do take a little extra love because of the two batters, they are more than worth the time it takes to make them…promise!

What’s even more exciting is that we’ve teamed up with some of our favorite bloggers to do a Mother’s Day Giveaway of a KitchenAid Classic Series Stand Mixer for you! That will make it even easier and faster to whip these up, be sure to enter below.

Banana Brownies with Frosting cut into squares

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Easy Tuna Cakes – A Family Favorite

Tuna Cakes are a delicious way to do meat free during the week! They have a crispy outside and nice flaky middle filled with red onion, jalapeno and spices to make them so flavorful you won’t even miss the meat. 

These tuna cakes come together quickly and are enough to feed a family of 4 easily. You can have them made and on the table in under 20 minutes making them perfect for a quick and easy weeknight meal you won’t have to feel guilty about. 

Tuna Cakes on top of a bed of lettuce on white platter

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Herbed Green Beans and Carrots

These Green Beans and Carrots are coated in a delicious herbed butter and broth mixture and topped with fresh chives. This is perfect for your Easter side dishes and comes together in just 20 minutes! 

The color of this dish alone is enough to want to enjoy it for Easter, or any holiday really! The green beans stay slightly crisp through cooking and are complimented by the sweetness of carrots and a delicious butter herb sauce making it a stunning dish with little effort. Bonus points for easily being able to adjust the ingredients based on the number of people you are serving!

For this recipe you will need: green beans, carrots, chicken broth, butter, garlic powder, parsley, fennel seed, sugar, white wine vinegar, salt and pepper. 

white serving dish with green beans and carrots

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