Coconut Mini-Muffins with Lime Glaze

Oh golly. Golly golly golly. You can hear these babies screaming your name from clear in the other room. Don’t say I didn’t warn you ahead of time – they are evily delicious.  Still, you should make them because they are worth every minute of extra time you have to spend on the treadmill.  And – they have oatmeal which not only adds a nice texture, but is also good for lowering your cholesterol. See how I look after your health? We better get started!
Preheat the oven to 350º, and grease a 24 count mini-muffin tin, or line cups with paper linersIngredientsIn a medium bowl, combine:
1 & 1/2 cups all purpose unbleached white flour
1/2 cup slow cooking oats
1 cup sweetened, flaked coconut
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 & 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmegDry ingredientsIn a large measuring cup, combine
2 beaten eggs
4 tablespoons melted butter
1 cup 1% or skim milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
and fold into dry ingredients, until just combinedBatterDivide evenly in the muffin tinmuffin tinBake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until toothpick comes out with just a few moist crumbs. While the muffins are baking, make the glaze.
Combine
1 & 1/2 cups confectionary sugar
about 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon freshly grated lime zestglaze ingredientsYou can add a little more lime juice if the glaze is too thick – you don’t want it too thick, because you are going to dip the muffin tops in there.lime glazeWhen the muffins test done, remove from the tin immediately and cool for about 15 minutes.cooling muffins
Then dip each muffin in the glaze and allow to dry on the cooling rackglazedORcoconut muffins with lime glazePut them on a pretty plate and listen to them call your name

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18 Responses to Coconut Mini-Muffins with Lime Glaze

  1. Laura says:

    they are too cute and yummy looking!!!!!!like the new blog too~

  2. Those look wonderful! And I love coconut and lime!
    Already changed your address in my side bar. Your
    new site looks wonderful!

  3. In a perfect world, you’d live under my bed. And whenever I came home from work, I’d find a treat you made. Oh, if only. These look AWESOME.

  4. Good Yarns says:

    I gotta try these. i’ll let you know.

  5. RecipeGirl says:

    This is a definite must-try recipe!! They look fabulous.

  6. veggiebelly says:

    I love your new space!

    That lime glaze sounds incredible. I love the idea of oats in this! What beautiful muffins youve created :)

  7. leendaluu says:

    mmmmm. I love you.

  8. Meredith says:

    Oh my. They look delicious. I’ve been doing so well with no sweets or snacks but these may be my undoing!

  9. Coconut: good. Lime glaze: good. Everything: good. :)
    They look moist and delicious. Thanks for sharing!

  10. amy says:

    loooks sooo cutely delectable:)

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  12. farrah says:

    found these when searching for the perfect coconut mini-muffin (had a craving) – they’re delicious! I added a little coconut extract with the vanilla, and they turned out delicious… great recipe – glad to have found your site!

  13. Amy says:

    Made these. Absolutely scrumptious..and easy. Can’t beat that. I had to restrain myself from from just eating the icing with a spoon. Heaven.

  14. Donalyn says:

    I agree Amy – I want to be buried with a bowl of it at my feet :)

  15. Amy says:

    Lol. Well said.

  16. Love the flavor profiles of coconut and lime!!

    Cool to see your photos on Dessert Stalking!

    Carmen

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