Sunday, 9 November 2008

Glazed Lemon & Coconut Muffins



Having two lemon trees in the garden its just as well we all love lemon dessert's and bake's in our family! these yummy glazed lemon & coconut muffins are a favourite & make a regular appearance!






2 1/2 cups self raising flour
90gr butter, chopped
1 cup sugar
1 cup butter milk (approx)
1 beaten egg
1/4 cup golden syrup
juice & rind of 2 lemons (or to taste)
1/3 cup dessicated coconut

pre heat oven to moderately hot, grease 12 hole muffin pan
place flour in bowl, rub in butter
stir in sugar, butter milk, egg, syrup, lemon (juice & rind) and coconut
mix untill just combined (don't over mix). divide mix between prepared muffin holes.
bake approx 20-25 minute's or untill done. stand muffins in pan for 5 minute's
turn onto a wire rack to cool!

to make glaze mix icing (confectioners) sugar with lemon juice & a small amount of hot water untill combined. drizzle over muffins.

17 comments:

kali-kisses said...

Yum! That muffin looks so good!
And lemon trees in the garden, I could only dream of that in dreary England. x

Cooking and the City said...

Kali, thanks sweetie your very kind. yes I love having the lemon trees, they have fruit all year too, which is good. also have, plums, peaches, apricots & nectarines, which I'm looking forward too. we have fig & persimmon as well but I give those away! thanks again :-)

Dell :) xxoo

BMK said...

Those look delicious!

Foodycat said...

I miss having lemon trees! Or co-workers with lemon trees who would bring bags of fruit into the office. And lemon and coconut muffins sound perfect.

Donna said...

I'm going to Make this one!! GADS!! They sound delicious!! Happy cooking sweetheart!!hughugs

Robin said...

Those look absolutely delicious!

Candy said...

You are so luck! I'd love to have a lemon tree.

kali-kisses said...

Oh wow, I want your garden!
They had sold out of coconut at the shops but I WILL make these soon :)

That Girl said...

I don't think I would have ever thought of combining lemons and coconut!

Sam said...

Great looking muffins, lemon and coconut goes so well together.

I can only imagine how nice it must be to have lemons in your garden!

mikky said...

what a combination... lovely... :)

Danielle said...

OK--these look SOOOOOO good!!!

Cooking and the City said...

bmk thanks for stopping by & your sweet comment :-)

Foodycat, don't know what I'd do without access to lemons! yes lemon & coconut is a perfect combination :-)

Donna as always thank you! hugs :-)

Robin, thanks sweetie, really appreciate it :-)

Jerri - Simply Sweet Home said...

wow, that looks wonderful!

Kevin said...

Lemon and coconut is a great combo!

Cooking and the City said...

Candy it is so handy having lemons close by :-)

Kali, hope you get to make them soon, they're yum :-)

That Girl, LOL I never thought of the combo as odd ;-)

Sam, thank you & yes its great having a supply of lemons at hand :-)

Jaime said...

ooooh i really love lemon and coconut together!