Lime Muffins with Coconut Streusel Recipe

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Lime Muffins with Coconut Streusel Recipe
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Lime Muffins with Coconut Streusel Recipe

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Looking for a way to dazzle Easter brunch guests? A dozen of these tempting gems should do the trick. The coconut-macadamia nut struesel is the perfect complement to the muffin's fresh lime flavor. —Teresa Grissom, Zionsville, Indiana
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup (6 ounces) key lime yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons key lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • TOPPING:
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped macadamia nuts
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In another bowl, combine the buttermilk, yogurt, egg, butter, lime juice, lime peel and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fill greased muffin cups three-fourths full.
In a small bowl, combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over muffins. Bake at 375° for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in muffin comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Lime Muffins with Coconut Streusel in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2011, p151

Nutritional Facts

1 muffin: 234 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 287mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup (6 ounces) key lime yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons key lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • TOPPING:
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped macadamia nuts
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In another bowl, combine the buttermilk, yogurt, egg, butter, lime juice, lime peel and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fill greased muffin cups three-fourths full.
  2. In a small bowl, combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over muffins. Bake at 375° for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in muffin comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Lime Muffins with Coconut Streusel in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2011, p151

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Reviewed Sep. 29, 2016

"These are awesome! I did add a little more coconut to both the batter and the crumb topping. They were a huge hit with my coworkers."

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