Lemon Coconut Muffins (recipe)

Serves: 16 | Prepping time: 15 mins | Cooking time: 25 mins
Lemon Coconut Muffins are delicious and fluffy pastries that combine a tropical coconut flavor with the refreshing taste of lemon. These muffins are a deliciously sweet treat, perfect for breakfast, brunch or as a snack.

Among other things, coconut contains vitamin C, which is important for a good resistance but also for the absorption of iron from your diet. In addition, it helps keep your cells healthy because it acts as an antioxidant in your body

Try this tasty treat for yourself!

What you need (ingredients)

  • 3 oz. (90g) coconut sugar
  • 5.4 fl oz. (160ml) olive oil
  • 14 oz. (400ml) can full-fat coconut milk
  • 3 tbsp. lemon zest
  • 4 fl oz. (120ml) lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 12.7 oz. (360g) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 5.3 oz. (150g) desiccated coconut
  • For the icing:
  • 2.8 oz. (80g) powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp. lemon juice

Nutritional values per serving

  • Energy: 308 kcal
  • Fats: 20 gr
  • Carbohydrates: 33 gr
  • Protein: 2 gr
  • Fiber: 5 gr
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How to make this muffins (how to prepare it)

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Line a muffin tin with paper muffin liners, or use a silicone muffin tray.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the coconut sugar, olive oil, coconut milk, lemon juice and zest, and vanilla extract. Sift in the flour, baking powder and baking soda, and mix well. Now add the salt and desiccated coconut and stir through the muffin batter.
  • Transfer the batter into the muffin cases, filling ¾ way up the cup. Place the tray into the hot oven and bake the muffins for 20-25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of the muffin comes out clean.
  • Remove the tray from the oven and set aside on a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Once the muffins have cooled, add powdered sugar and lemon juice to a small bowl and mix together until you reach a sticky consistency. Drizzle the icing over the muffins and serve.
  • Store leftover muffins in an airtight container on the countertop for 2-3 days.

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