Tropical Muffins Recipe
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Tropical Muffins Recipe

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I entered these muffins at our county fair and won the grand champion award for baked goods. They're so moist, they don't need butter.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons rum extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 225 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 249 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, sour cream and extract. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir into the creamed mixture just until moistened. Fold in the pineapple, coconut and pecans.
  2. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 375° for 22-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: about 1 dozen.
Originally published as Tropical Muffins in Country June/July 2001, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 225 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 249 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 25, 2012

"A friend brought these to a meeting, and they were wonderful!! Moist, and delish!!!"

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Reviewed Nov. 10, 2011

"NOT VERY GODD"

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Reviewed Nov. 10, 2011

"GOOD"

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Reviewed Apr. 7, 2011

"I didn't have rum extract on hand but really wanted to try these,. I used half coconut extract and half vanilla extract. These muffins were amazing."

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Reviewed Oct. 11, 2009

"I baked these muffins & took them to my daughter in college and she asked for them again. These muffins are delicuous!!!"

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