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Apple Coconut Muffins

Apple Coconut Muffins

Fresh apple and coconut come together to make these delicious muffins!



  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 375 mL
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, tightly packed 125 mL
  • 1 tablespoons baking powder 15 mL
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda 5 mL
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 mL
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 mL
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 mL
  • 2 cups grated apple 500 mL
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup canola oil 75 mL
  • 1/2 cup walnut pieces 125 mL
  • 3/4 cup sweetened shredded or flaked coconut 175 mL


  • 2 tablespoons canola margarine 30 mL
  • 1/3 cup sweetened shredded coconut 75 mL
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar 45 mL


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease muffin pan and set aside.
  2. Combine topping ingredients in small bowl. Stir and set aside.
  3. In large bowl, mix together flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  4. In another large bowl, mix together grated apple, eggs, canola oil and walnuts.
  5. Add apple mixture to flour mixture all at once, stirring just enough to almost moisten dry ingredients.
  6. Add coconut, and stir to incorporate.
  7. Divide batter among muffin cups.
  8. Combine topping ingredients and drop crumbles of topping over batter.
  9. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes for regular-sized muffins and 20 to 25 minutes for large, or until tops spring back when lightly pressed and wooden skewer inserted into center of muffin comes out clean.
  10. Cool pan on wire rack for 10 minutes, then turn muffins out and cool on rack until desired temperature.

Yield: 12 regular and 6 large muffins

Nutritional Analysis Per Muffin: Calories 270 Fat 15g Saturated Fat 5g Cholesterol 40mg Sodium 380mg Carbohydrates 32g Fibre 1g Protein 4g


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