Orange Coconut Muffins

Orange Coconut Muffins

Oranges and coconut offer both refreshing flavor and warm color. You'll be asked to make these again.

20 min.prep time 45 min.total time
12 muffins
454 Ratings

Ingredients

Muffin

1/3 cup orange juice
1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (11-ounce) can mandarin orange segments, drained

Topping

1/3 cup sweetened flaked coconut
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

Directions

Heat oven to 375°F. Place paper baking cups into 12 muffin pan cups of grease muffin cups; set aside.

Combine orange juice, 1/4 cup melted butter and egg in large bowl. Add all remaining muffin ingredients except orange segments; stir just until moistened. Gently stir in orange segments. Spoon batter evenly into prepared muffin pan cups.

Combine all topping ingredients in small bowl. Sprinkle evenly over muffins. Bake for 18 to 23 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan.

Nutrition Facts (1 muffin)

Calories: 160

Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 30mg

Sodium: 270mg

Carbohydrates: 25g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #9904©1998Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This is like a taste of summer. I did add a little bit more orane juice as my batter was really thick. Also only fill the cupcake halfway. I did 2/3 like I do for cupcakes and only got 9 muffins and the topping cooked all over the pan. So I suggest you only fill them up halfway.
I just made this recipe and added a bit of pecans and coconut flakes to batter. It is delicious! :) I will continue to tweak it to suit my taste. It was a bit sweet for my taste but I attribute that to added coconut. Next time I bake it, I won't add anything
I just made the muffins without the topping.(Counting calories. Probably should have used egg sub to reduce cholesterol) Absolutely delicious!!!

Calories: 122.1

Total Fat: 4.4 g
Cholesterol: 25.8 mg
Sodium: 217.8 mg
Total Carbs: 18.4 g
Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
Protein: 2.3 g

I have made these muffins several times. My
family adores them. People at work rave over
them. The combination of coconut and the
mandarin orange works well together. They turn
out moist, and are simple to make.

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