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German Chocolate Samoa Cupcakes

These German chocolate cupcakes have a caramel coconut surprise in the middle.
Prep Time6 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time21 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cupcakes, german chocolate


  • 1 box german chocolate cake mix prepared according to directions.
  • 2 cups sweetened coconut flakes.
  • 3/4 cup caramel sauce your favorite variety.

Chocolate buttercream frosting

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup melted chocolate
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream


  • Bake cupcakes according to box directions.
  • Mix caramel sauce and coconut flakes together.
  • When cupcakes come out of oven, immediately put a scoop of caramel coconut in center. It will melt it a little and make a nice gooey center.
  • Let cool.
  • Mix up butter cream frosting by beating all ingredients together.
  • Pipe frosting on top of cupcakes.