Lemon-Coconut Cupcakes

Lemon-Coconut Cupcakes

What is it about cupcakes? They seem to be appearing everywhere you look, on TV, in books, magazines, and the bakery around the corner. Reminiscent of childhood, parties and picnics, everyone loves them to the point that it has nearly become a global obsession. Perhaps it is because cupcakes are the sort of dessert anyone can make, regardless of cooking expertise. Most require few ingredients, are easily prepared, and individually sized, meaning no guilt need creep up when eating one.  Thanks to this ever increasing clamor for cupcakes, countless blogs, books and bakeries have all sprang up in honor of the humble dessert. Check out this article for a discussion about the meteoric rise of cupcakes to global popularity. Continue reading