Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Piña Colada Muffins

When we had our baking day last week, my friend suggested I try a recipe she had for Piña Colada Muffins. I thought it would be perfect for my family Christmas potluck this past weekend. I thought they were pretty good! I mean I love a good piña colada so why wouldn’t I love them as muffins!!

-          2 cups flour
-          ¾ cup sugar
-          ½ cup flaked coconut
-          2 tsp baking powder
-          ½ tsp baking soda
-          ½ tsp salt
-          2 eggs
-          1 cup sour cream
-          1 can (8oz) crushed pineapple in juice
-          ¼ cup butter, melted
-          1/8 tsp coconut extract
-          Additional coconut (optional)

  1. Preheat oven to 400oF. Spray 18 muffin cups and line with paper cups.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, coconut, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Beat eggs in a medium bowl. Blend in sour cream, pineapples with juice, butter and coconut extract. Stir into flour mixture.
  4. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling ¾ full.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes and then sprinkle tops of muffins with additional coconut. Bake for an additions 5-10 minutes.
  6. Remove muffins and cool on a wire rack.

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