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Pillows of Sunshine

We love lemon, as is evident here, here, here and here.

We also love muffins.

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So why not make lemon muffins?

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And of course, we love to put poppy seeds in whenever we bake with lemon!

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We also love the lemon + coconut pairing, so naturally we made these muffins with part coconut flour.

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The coconut flour just makes them so pillow-y soft with a hint of sweetness, yet the lemon gives them a sunshine-like brightness, they really couldn’t have turned out any better!

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We hope these muffins bring some sunshine to your day like they did to ours!

Lemon-Coconut Muffins

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Prep time: 10min
Bake time: 15-20min
Makes: 12 muffins

Ingredients:

1 c. whole wheat flour
1/2 c. white flour
2 tbsp coconut flour
1.5 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 tbsp poppy seeds
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp white sugar

1 egg
juice of 1 lemon (~1/4 c.)
zest of 1 lemon
1 c. milk of choice
2 tbsp coconut oil, melted
2 tbsp honey
1/3 c. plain yogurt
1/2 tsp coconut extract (optional)

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350F.
In a medium sized bowl, combine all of the dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, mix together the wet ingredients. Pour the wet into the dry and stir until just combined.
Divide batter evenly between 12 greased muffin cups.
Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until lightly browned and firm to the touch.

~twosaucysisters

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About twosaucysisters

We are twin sisters who are on a mission to create delicious, healthy food to help others live healthier, happier lives!

8 responses »

  1. I normally dislike lemon anything, but recently it’s become a pregnancy craving, so i’ve been looking for a lemon muffin recipe, I adore coconut so this is perfect for me! thank you!

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  4. What perfect timing!!! I have to make muffins for our church Easter breakfast and these are going to be perfect. I will be making these as well as apple cinnamon and blueberry. Thanks for posting this recipe.

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