Banana and Coconut Muffins

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Hi, I hope you have had a good week.  I can’t believe Friday has come around so quickly and today I am sharing some scrumptious Banana and coconut Muffins.

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These muffins are really easy to make and don’t take long either.  The topping: 1 tablespoon desiccated coconut and 1 tablespoon demerara sugar is optional but it does a a lovely crunch to the top once cooked.

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Keep you eye on the muffins when 20 minutes are up and check to see how they are doing, you want them to be a lovely golden colour.

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These Banana and Coconut Muffins are lovely and moist and have a very light texture.  They can easily be eaten as a snack or for breakfast… well whenever you really feel like it 🙂

I hope you have a lovely weekend and that you will have lovely weather.  I have been able to sit outside for the last few days as the weather has been too lovely to stay indoors.

I hope you enjoy xx

Banana and Coconut Muffins

Recipes of My Art
Servings 18

Ingredients
  

  • 200 g self-raising flour
  • 200 g caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 100 g butter softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 60 ml milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 50 g walnuts roughly chopped
  • 50 g granola
  • 40 g desiccated coconut + 1 tablespoon
  • 2 large ripe bananas roughly mashed
  • 1 tablespoon demerara sugar

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C and place 18 muffin liners in the muffin tin.
  • In a mixing bowl add the self-raising flour, caster sugar, baking powder and softened butter and mix until all the butter has been combined.
  • Add the eggs, milk and vanilla essence and mix for about 2 minutes or until the ingredients are well blended.
  • Fold through the walnuts, granola and desiccated coconut and finally the roughly mashed banana.
  • Divide the mixture between the 18 muffin cases. Mix a tablespoon of desiccated coconut and 1 tablespoon of demerara sugar and sprinkle on top of the uncooked muffins.
  • Place in the oven and cook for 20 - 25 minutes, you can check to see if they are cooked by placing a fine skewer inserted in the centre, they will be cooked if it comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven, leave to cool for a few minutes and then remove from the tin and place on a cooling rack to cool.

(This recipe was inspired and adapted from http://www.spoonfulofflavor.com/2013/08/19/banana-coconut-crunch-muffins/)

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