May Basket Cupcakes
To create captivating May baskets, wrap a wide strip of decorative paper around each cupcake, holding it in place with double-stick tape. Then attach narrow strips of plain paper for the basket handles.
Tips: If using sugar substitute, choose Splenda(R) Sugar Blend for Baking. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 3/4 cup sugar. Nutrition Facts Per Serving with Substitute: same as below, except 167 calories, 23 g carbohydrate. Exchanges: 1 1/2 other carb. Carb Choice: 1 1/2
To toast coconut, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice, watching closely to avoid burning.