Sunday, June 3, 2012

Coconut Muffins



2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup sugar

3 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 egg

2/3 cup milk

1/3 cup vegetable oil

1/2 teaspoon coconut extract

1/4 cup flaked coconut


1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup flaked coconut

1 tablespoon butter or margarine,


1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


1.  In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, combine the egg, milk, oil and extract; mix well. Stir into dry ingredients just until combined. Stir in coconut. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full.

2.  Combine the topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 400 degrees F for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack