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Quick Coconut Muffins

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


2 dozen

From Midwest City, Oklahoma, Mary Burrough pens, "Whether I go to a family event or a church bake sale, people expect me to bring these muffins."


  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract


  1. In a large bowl, beat cake mix and butter. Add the remaining ingredients. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups half full.
  2. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 194 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 192mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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