Piña Colada Cupcakes

With the help of the winning recipes from Dr. Oz’s Healthy Boxed Cake Bake Off, you’ll have three reasons to get excited about baking with everyone’s all-time favorite dessert staple again! So go ahead and satisfy your sweet tooth because these recipes include nutritious foods you’d never guess were in such scrumptious sweet treats!

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  • 1 box of Super Moist White Cake mix
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk
  • 1 can (20 oz) crushed pineapple
  • 1 (1.5 oz) box of suagr free, fat free vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 (12 oz) container of light whipped topping, defrosted
  • coconut flakes
  • 3 cups skim milk


Preheat oven at 350°F. Line 2 muffin tins with cupcake liners. Mix boxed cake with 1 can of crushed pineapple with juice until well blended. Pour batter to fill 2/3 of cupcake liners. Bake for 18-23 minutes. Remove from oven and allow cupcakes cool completely.

Prepare vanilla pudding according to directions using the milk. Add 1/2 can crushed pineapple with juice. Mix well. Top the cupcakes with pudding and whipped topping, in that order. Garnish with coconut flakes. Refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight for best results. Serve and enjoy!