Coconut Muffins
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Serves: 12 muffins
 
Coconut muffins made with coconut oil and coconut sugar. These muffins are moist and have a rich coconut flavor.
Ingredients
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup coconut sugar (may use white sugar)
  • ½ cup coconut oil (I used unrefined, organic)
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1½ cup flour
  • ¼ teaspoon soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut (may use sweetened)
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • FOR THE GLAZE: (optional)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • ½ teaspoon coconut extract
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. Mix the eggs, sugar, oil and coconut extract together in a medium sized bowl.
  3. Sprinkle in the flour, soda, salt & shredded coconut. Pour in the buttermilk and fold until just blended (don't over mix).
  4. Add the batter to each muffin cup & top with additional shredded coconut.
  5. Bake for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out with a few crumbs (don't over bake).
  6. FOR THE GLAZE:
  7. Boil the sugar, water and butter for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in coconut extract.
  8. Drizzle over warm muffins and sprinkle with additional coconut flakes if desired.
Recipe by Baked in AZ at http://bakedinaz.com/coconut-muffins/