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Lemon Coconut Pound Cake Muffins

They are soft Lemon Pound Cake Muffins with a hint of coconut and topped with aromatic lemon glaze!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Coconut, lemon, Pound Cake
Servings 12 muffins

Ingredients

  • Muffins:
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of Silk Coconutmilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups of cake flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 12 Tbsp butter room temperature
  • Zest off of one medium lemon
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Glaze:
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Silk Coconutmilk hot
  • 1/2 cup +2 Tbsp powder sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • Topping:
  • Coconut Flakes

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350. Grease a 12-cup muffin pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, coconutmilk and vanilla. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl of an electric mixer (or in a separate bowl using hand mixer)…sift the flour baking powder and baking soda. Add the sugar and salt. Mix the dry ingredients on low for about 30 seconds (until well combined).
  4. Add the butter and half of the egg mixture. Mix on low until just combined. Scrape the sides and bottom. Change the speed to medium and beat for about a minute. The batter will start get light and airy.
  5. Add the other half of the egg mixture slowly, in two batches, beating for about 30 seconds after each addition. While it's beating, pour in the lemon juice and add the lemon zest. The cake batter will be light and fluffy at that point.
  6. Divide the batter among the muffin cups and bake for 18-20 minutes. Do a toothpick test at 18 minutes to see if it's done.
  7. To prepare the glaze, mix powder sugar and lemon zest together. Heat up the coconutmilk and stir it into the sugar mixture. Stir until smooth.
  8. Pour some of the glaze over the muffins and sprinkle with coconut flakes.

Recipe Notes

Recipe from Lyuba @ willcookforsmiles.com All images and content are copyright protected. Please do not use my images without prior permission. If you want to share this recipe, please simply link back to this post for the recipe. Thank you.