Kara's Party Ideas Pool Party Cupcakes - The best Pina Colada Cupcake Recipe

Pina Colada Pool Party shark cupcakes via Kara's Party Ideas KarasPartyIdeas.com

How fun are these Shark cupcakes?! The best part- they’re Pina Colada cupcakes, baby!

I made the shark fins out of card stock.

Pina Colada Cupcake Recipe


  • 1 package yellow cake mix
  • 1 package instant vanilla pudding and pie filling mix
  • 3/4 cup Coco Lopez Cream of Coconut
  • 1/2 cup white grape juice {or rum, if you drink alcohol}
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 can crushed pineapple, well drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut

Preheat oven to 350°. In a large mixing bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, 1/2 cup cream of coconut, 1/2 cup white grape juice, oil, and eggs. beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Stir in drained crushed pineapple & shredded coconut. Divide into cupcake liners. Cook for 15-18 minutes.


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  1. Jamie Lynn


  2. Jodee Leader

    Those turned out soooo cute!

  3. Kim - The TomKat Studio

    Great job! These are so cute, and look quite easy!! I love those liners!

  4. Get Real Girl

    What a great idea!

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  5. justfineinflipflops

    Love these!

  6. Corinne

    Yours came out so much cuter than mine!!!!! How the heck do you do this???

  7. Kristo

    a good idea and cute shark fins

  8. Joyce Gordon

    I will for sure make these cup cakes, but was wondering what kind of frosting you made?