Coconut Pineapple Muffins Recipe

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Jean Published: January 6, 2021 Modified: July 7, 2021
Coconut Pineapple Muffins Recipe

How To Make Coconut Pineapple Muffins

The tropical flavors of coconuts and pineapples shine bright in this recipe for coconut pineapple muffins. This is also a low fat and low sugar recipe.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 18 minutes
Total: 28 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • cupsall-purpose flour
  • ½cupwhole wheat flour
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • tspbaking powder
  • ½tspBaking Soda
  • ¼tspsalt
  • cupslight coconut milk
  • 2tbspcanola oil
  • 1cuppineapple,fresh or canned, coarsely chopped
  • ¼cupcoconut flakes
  • 1largeegg,lightly beaten
  • Cooking spray

For Glaze:

  • ½cuppowdered sugar
  • 2tsplight coconut milk
  • pineapple slices,optional
  • shaved coconut,optional, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Combine both flours, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture. Combine coconut milk, oil and egg in a bowl; add to flour mixture. Stir just until moist. Gently fold in pineapple and coconut flakes. Spoon batter into 12 muffin cups lined with paper wrappers.

  3. Bake at 400 degrees F for 18 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove muffins from pan; cool on a wire rack. After the muffins have cooled, combine powdered sugar and coconut milk in a bowl.

  4. Drizzle the glaze over the muffins. Garnish with pineapple slices and coconut shavings if desired.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 299.94kcal
  • Fat: 8.72g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.84g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.40g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.69g
  • Carbohydrates: 54.15g
  • Fiber: 3.76g
  • Sugar: 31.56g
  • Protein: 3.90g
  • Cholesterol: 15.50mg
  • Sodium: 162.35mg
  • Calcium: 72.71mg
  • Potassium: 246.47mg
  • Iron: 1.63mg
  • Vitamin A: 12.06µg
  • Vitamin C: 85.95mg
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