Monday, April 18, 2011

Pineapple Coconut Muffins


Pineapple Coconut Muffins ... If you love coconut and pineapple, try these muffins! A perfect tropical flavor explosion! They are crisp on the top and moist inside. I've made a few adjustments to the original recipe. Used pineapple syrup ( from the pineapple tin ) along with milk; melted butter in place of oil ... They were a big hit :)

Pineapple Coconut Muffins
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Recipe from Angie's Recipes

* Prep. Time : 15 minutes
* Cook. Time : 20 - 25 minutes
* Makes : 6 muffins

Ingredients :
  • 110 gm. All-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 50 gm. sugar
  • 1/4 cup desiccated coconut, unsweetened
  • 1 large egg
  • 25 gm. butter, melted
  • 60 ml. ( 1/4 cup ) pineapple syrup ( from the pineapple tin )
  • 30 ml. ( 1/8 cup ) milk
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 200 gm. pineapple, diced
  • 1/2 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp. desiccated coconut, unsweetened
Method :
  • Preheat oven to 180 C. Grease or line a 6 cup muffin pan.
  • Sift flour and baking powder together in a bowl.
  • Add salt, sugar, and coconut and mix well.
  • In a large bowl, beat egg and vanilla extract well.
  • Add butter, pineapple syrup, milk and diced pineapple; stir well.
  • Add dry ingredients ( flour mixture ) to the wet ingredients ( egg mixture ) and combine quickly. Take care not to over-mix.    
  • Divide the batter into prepared muffin pan, about 3/4 full.
  • Sprinkle the top of the muffins with coconut and brown sugar. Bake for about 20 - 25 minutes.

Sending this post to Show Me Your Muffin, an event by Divya Vikram at Dil Se.. 


Also to Veggie / Fruit A Month, an event guest hosted this month by Rupali at RecipeGrabBag & started by Priya of Mharo Rajasthan's Recipes


Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!

31 comments :

  1. wow this is really a tropical flavour explosion as u said................

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  2. delicious pineapple coconut muffins !!

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  3. Muffins look amazing. Can I have two of those please:)?

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  4. Coconut yes but pineapple, I don't know, I think it's the hard work of peeling a pineapple that turns me off :P But looks like the canned version works just as well! Curious combination ;)

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  5. A delightful combo! They have come out so fluffy n perfect..
    US Masala

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  6. Very addictive and damn tempting muffins..delicious!

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  7. Coconut and pineapple complement each other so very well,looking delicious.

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  8. Perfect and yummy muffins..love it.

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  9. looks lovely thanks for sending it to the event!

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  10. WOW Ambreen...delicious flavours going in the muffins..would love to give this a try without the eggs.

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  11. Thank you everyone for visiting & for the sweet comments :)

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  12. A tempting combo!!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  13. These muffins look delicious and the combination of coconut and pineapple is just perfect. Have a great week :-)

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  14. Muffins looks perfect Ambreen.. Ll try this for my kid..

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  15. Thank you so much everyone :)

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  16. Your muffins really look delicious. This is my first visit to your blog and I've spent some time browsing through your earlier entries. I'm so glad I did that. I really like the food and recipes you feature here and I'll definitely be back. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  17. Delicious looking muffins Ambreen...
    Plz collect FOOD MAZAA AWARD from my blog.It is for all my friends.

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  18. Thank you Madhu!

    Thank you Mary. So nice of you to appreciate my posts. I really appreciate you taking the time to leave such encouraging words. Hope to hear from you more often :)

    Thank you Shobha for the nice comment & for the award. Really nice of you!

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  19. So many delicious pineapple creations today and used in such diverse ways - simply loving it!!!!

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  20. Tropical muffins are looking good!

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  21. Thank you Priya & Mahi. They're much better in taste than they look :)

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  22. Those muffins look absolutely delicious! Pineapple+coconut= great combination! :D

    Have a good day!
    Tanja

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  23. Thank you Tanja for visiting & joining me as a follower. I love the pineapple coconut combination :)

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  24. posted the pineapple event roundup just now!

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  25. Thank you Krithi for visiting :)

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Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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