I have never considered putting alcohol in desserts. I just never thought past fruit, sugar and chocolate, really. But I was at the thrift store last weekend, and found an old cookbook for a mere dollar. I skimmed the pages and decided it was worth my hard-earned stack of quarters (seriously, I paid in quarters).
First, how did I live so long without knowing who Joanne Weir was? Her cookbook is amazing! Granted, this is the first recipe I tried...but the reviews are positive. Second, I was excited to debut my new discovery of unbleached, chlorine-free cupcake liners.
So, Tequila Coconut Cupcakes. Worth the time, worth the 1/4 cup of tequila, worthy of the accolades you will receive if brought to any barbecue this weekend. (seriously...consider it...you will make new friends)
And, lastly: who invented cream cheese frosting?! Tell me where to send the thank-you card. If you would like to try this recipe (also found on Joanne Weir's website, here.), please send me a list of all the new besties you have since made.