Orange Almond Muffins

Orange Almond Muffins


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Until you try the combination of toasted coconut, almonds, orange zest, vanilla and coconut milk, you won't believe how good these muffins are!


Serves: 12 

  • 1 1/2 cups (185g) plain flour
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup chopped toasted almonds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. Lightly grease a 12 cup muffin pan.
  2. In a large bowl mix flour, grated coconut, sugar, almonds, baking powder, orange zest, bicarb soda and salt.
  3. In a medium bowl whisk together coconut milk, orange juice, olive oil and vanilla essence. Pour into the flour mixture and stir until just blended. Transfer to the prepared muffin pan.
  4. Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven until a knife inserted in the centre of a muffin comes out clean. Turn onto a wire rack to cool before serving.

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These muffins are really light and tender, I noticed there was no egg in this recipe which I found odd so I did put an egg in and instead of vanilla essence I put coconut essence only because I had it in the cupboard, really moorish muffin I would make them again. - 09 Apr 2014

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