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Pineapple Coconut Muffins

Let pineapple and coconut bring a refreshing twist to muffins with this recipe from Vicki Schrupp of Little Falls, Minnesota. Topped with sliced almonds, the moist morsels include sour cream and cream cheese.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    1-1/2 dozen


  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds


  • In a bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and extracts until smooth; stir in egg. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with sour cream just until moistened. Fold in pineapple and coconut.
  • Fill greased or paper-line muffin cups three-fourths full. Sprinkle with almonds. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until muffins test done. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 151 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 159mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • imhs1975
    Mar 31, 2017

    Do you drain the pineapple?

  • jgbex1
    Sep 10, 2013

    I used pineapple yogurt instead of the sourcream

  • dozer77
    Jan 29, 2012

    yummy the coconut and pineapple. Reminds me of the beach.

  • theprez
    Mar 8, 2009

    These muffins have become my husband's favorite!!! I serve these to guests who come to visit us in Naples, Fl and they are always a hit. They are not too sweet, perfect from breakfast or a snack.