Lemon and Coconut Muffins …

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Life has been pretty crazy the last week or so and as a result, my little blog has suffered from lack of attention! But I’m back on track again and have a lovely muffin recipe to share with you. These sweet little treats are guaranteed to be a hit with the kids and are perfect for school lunches. Whip up a batch, toss them in the freezer and you’re good to go!

Lemon and Coconut Muffins …
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Serves: 15
Ingredients …
  • 2 ½ cups self-raising
  • ¾ cup caster sugar
  • ⅔ cup desiccated coconut
  • 2 – 3 tbspns lemon rind, (rind from approx. 1 large lemon)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbspns vegetable oil
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice
  • lemon butter
Method …
  1. Preheat oven to 170C (fan forced) and lightly spray muffin trays.
  2. Sift self-raising flour and caster sugar into a large bowl and stir to combine.
  3. Stir desiccated coconut and lemon rind into flour mixture and combine. Make a well in the centre.
  4. In a separate small bowl, combine milk, egg and vegetable oil and whisk with a fork to combine.
  5. Add lemon juice and stir to combine.
  6. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Be careful not to over mix, mixture should be lumpy.
  7. Spoon mixture into muffin trays filling each muffin hole approximately one-third. Add approximately ½ teaspoon of lemon butter to the centre of each muffin. Top with additional muffin mixture to fill each muffin hole approximately two thirds.
  8. If you like, make a small well in the top of each muffin and add ½ teaspoon of lemon butter … do be sure to press the lemon butter down into the muffin mixture or it will simply slide off the top as it’s being baked.
  9. Bake muffins for approximately 18 minutes or until muffins rise and spring back gently to touch.
  10. Remove muffins from oven and leave in trays for approximately 5 minutes before turning onto racks to cool. This recipe will make approximately 15 muffins.

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