Coconut Muffins with Dragon Fruit Glaze

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 17-20 minutes
  • Servings: 12 muffins

Ingredients

  • For the Coconut Muffins:
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ½ cup Ripple Vanilla Milk, room temperature
  • ½ cup coconut oil, melted
  • ½ cup (about 1 large) banana, mashed
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • ¾ cup unsweetened flaked coconut, toasted
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  • For the Dragon Fruit Glaze:
  • 1 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dragon fruit pulp or puree
  • 1 tablespoon Ripple Vanilla Milk
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  • For Finishing:
  • ½ cup large flaked coconut, toasted

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a standard muffin tin with muffin liners.
  2. To a large mixing bowl add the flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt. Whisk to combine.
  3. To a medium mixing bowl add Ripple Vanilla Milk, coconut oil, mashed banana, and coconut extract. Whisk to combine.
  4. Add wet ingredients to the dry, using a spatula to combine (it will be a thick batter).
  5. Fold in the toasted coconut.
  6. Divide the batter between the muffin cups, filling them about ¾ full.
  7. Bake until the tops are golden and the toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 17-20 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes in the pan before removing muffins from tin.
  8. While muffins are baking, make the dragon fruit glaze: To a medium mixing bowl add all ingredients. Whisk until smooth.
  9. While still slightly warm, pour glaze over the tops of the muffins. Sprinkle tops with flaked coconut and serve.

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