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African Coconut Cupcakes

May-June is a birthday season around me as a lot of my close women friends are fellow Gemenians. Not sure if they have anything in common with me apart from being Geminians, but somehow I do gel well with them. One common thread I have found is that they are all strong women, who also put their family above everything else. Though my husband says you got to be wary of them all, being Geminians you don't know which way they turn ;-). This time also happens to be a wedding anniversary time with a lot of friends and family who share their anniversary with us during this time of the year.

Anyway, I made these African coconut cupcakes for one of my Geminian friend's birthday to go with an African themed birthday dinner. Though the dinner did not happen due to scheduling reasons, I made sure she tasted the cake, and she loved them. As the name suggests, the main ingredient is of course coconut. I have also used raw coconut sugar which gives this recipe an intense flavor. The two no…