Coconut Chocolate Muffins Recipe
Coconut Chocolate Muffins Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Next Recipe

Coconut Chocolate Muffins Recipe

Read Reviews
3 2 2
Publisher Photo
With a rich, dark chocolate flavor and luscious cream cheese-coconut topping, these irresistible muffins taste more like a decadent dessert than a morning treat.—Sonia Daily, Rochester, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 14 servings


  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup brewed coffee, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 301 calories, 16g fat (6g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 136mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein .


  1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and flour until smooth. Beat in egg. Stir in 2/3 cup chocolate chips; set aside. In another bowl, combine the coconut, pecans and remaining chips; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, cocoa, baking soda and cinnamon. In another bowl, combine the coffee, oil and vinegar; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  3. Fill paper-lined muffin cups half full. Drop a rounded tablespoonful of cream cheese mixture into the center of each; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon coconut mixture.
  4. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm. Yield: 14 muffins.
Originally published as Coconut Chocolate Muffins in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2008, p175

Reviews for Coconut Chocolate Muffins

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
Kuwal 231028
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2015

"Looks sooooo yummy.chocolate and coconut my fav combination ??"

MY REVIEW 230996
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2015

"can this be made in mini muffin pans?"

Loading Image