Coconut Key Lime Muffins Recipe

Carrie Vasios

A moist muffin crumb is flavored with sweet-tart key limes and topped with coconut.

Recipe Details

Coconut Key Lime Muffins Recipe

Active 15 mins
Total 35 mins
Serves 12 muffins


  • 1 1/2 cups (7 1/2 ouncesall-purpose flour

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

  • 1 cup (7 ouncessugar

  • 2/3 cup whole Greek yogurt

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon zest and 1 tablespoon juice (from about 3 small key limes)

  • 3/4 cup sweetened coconut flakes


  1. Adjust oven rack to middle position and preheat oven to 350°F. Line 12 muffin cups with paper holders. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt until combined; set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar with an electric beater until combined. Beat in yogurt, eggs, zest, and juice. Add dry ingredients and stir with a wooden spoon until evenly distributed.

  3. Fill muffin tins 2/3 full with batter. Top each tin with coconut. Bake until a tester inserted into the center of a muffin comes about clean, about 20 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling.

Special equipment

12 cup muffin tin, electric beater, 12 paper muffin liners

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
245 Calories
11g Fat
34g Carbs
4g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 245
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 235mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 57mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 72mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)