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Double Coconut Muffins

Mar 30, 2012 09:36PM ● By Anonymous

Makes 20 muffins


4 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups coconut flakes, divided
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1 cup sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon coconut extract
2 cups coconut milk

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a muffin pan with baking cups.

Sift the flour, baking powder, and salt into a medium-sized bowl. Add 1 cup coconut flakes and set aside.

Using an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar until smooth. Add the eggs one at a time, beating until light and fluffy. Mix in the vanilla and coconut extracts.

Alternate adding the flour mixture and coconut milk a little bit at a time. Beat until just incorporated, as overbeating will make the muffins tough. Fill the muffin tins two-thirds of the way full and sprinkle with remaining coconut flakes. Bake for 25 minutes until the muffins are golden brown. Cool before serving.