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Lemon Coconut Muffins

Lemon Coconut Muffins are just what your spring time brunch needs- they’re moist and flaky at the same time! Yummmm.

Lemon Coconut Muffins by www.cookingwithruthie.com are just what your spring brunch needs!

I’m so happy Spring has officially sprung!

I love all the seasons but Spring is my fave… I love to see all the beautiful daffodils, tulips, and iris bloom one right after the other.  I also love to enjoy a nice weekend brunch out in the sunshine on the back deck… it just makes me so happy.

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Lemon Coconut Muffins

Lemon Coconut Muffins by www.cookingwithruthie.com are just what your spring time brunch needs- Yummmm!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 2/3 cup lowfat buttermilk, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup applesauce, room temperature
  • 1/3 C coconut oil, warmed to liquid
  • 1 whole egg, 2 egg whites, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • toasted coconut flakes, garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven 400 degrees.
  2. Line muffin pan with paper liners; set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl add flour, baking powder, sugar, coconut flakes, and sea salt; whisk to combine.
  4. In a small mixing bowl combine buttermilk, applesauce, eggs, coconut oil, lemon juice, and lemon zest; mix to combine.
  5. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients, pour in wet, stir until just incorporated.
  6. (don't over mix)
  7. Divide batter into liners; filling about 2/3 the way full.
  8. Sprinkle toasted coconut flakes on top and lightly press to adhere.
  9. Bake 13-17 minutes until lightly golden and toothpick inserted in center removes clean.
  10. Cool on cooling rack.
  11. Enjoy!

Lemon Coconut Muffins by www.cookingwithruthie.com are just what your spring time brunch needs- Yummmm!

I hope you and your family love these Spring-inspired Lemon Coconut Muffins as much we do!  Between me and Jake and Kate our muffins didn’t last long, they were completely gone by lunch 🙂

Lemon Coconut Muffins by www.cookingwithruthie.com are just what your spring time brunch needs- Yummmm!

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Lemon Coconut Muffins are the perfect brunch recipe!  Served up with some hard boiled eggs and a tall glass of OJ~ MMMmmmm.

Happy Thursday 🙂

Much Love and Peace~

 Ruthie

 

Chef Ruthie

Owners at Cooking With Ruthie
Chef Ruthie is a professionally trained chef who specializes in bringing cuisines, cultures and culinary adventures to your kitchen. Chef Ruthie inspires readers to create in the kitchen, explore the world and find joy in all the many aspects of living!

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