Coconut Spice Zucchini Muffins

Coconut Spice Zucchini Muffins - The Make Ahead Kitchen Cookbook
These muffins are a lovely addition to any breakfast, tea, or afternoon snack. They are moist, Normally zucchini muffins are spiced with a little bit of cinnamon, and thats it. But these are also spiked with nutmeg and ginger, and they have so much awesome coconut in them! These are definitely a fun treat!
Coconut Spice Zucchini Muffins - The Make Ahead Kitchen Cookbook
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Coconut Spice Zucchini Muffins - The Make Ahead Kitchen Cookbook
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The Make Ahead Kitchen Cookbook
Zucchini Coconut Muffins

Coconut Spice Zucchini Muffins

  • Author: Jenni
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 Muffins
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Bake


3 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

3 cups shredded zucchini

3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 cup melted coconut oil or butter

1 cup sour cream

2 large eggs

2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

2 cups shredded unsweetened coconut


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Squeeze out the shredded zucchini well over a large colander in the sink until most of the liquid is squeezed out.

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. Set aside.

In another large bowl, whisk together the sugars, coconut oil (or butter, if using), sour cream, eggs, and vanilla until well blended.

Whisk in the shredded zucchini and coconut into the wet ingredients.

Combine the wet and the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.

Divide evenly into two greased muffin pans.

If using loaf pans, bake for 18-20 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out almost clean.

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  • Reply
    Kristen Chidsey
    July 26, 2016 at 1:46 PM

    I love the coconut spin on these muffins 🙂 I would love one with my coffee 🙂

  • Reply
    Lauren Gaskill | Making Life Sweet
    July 26, 2016 at 4:40 PM

    One of the best parts of blogging has been meeting you for sure!! P.S. I WANT these muffins. Right now! 🙂 😛

  • Reply
    Megan @ MegUnprocessed
    July 26, 2016 at 6:07 PM

    This is creative!

  • Reply
    July 26, 2016 at 6:30 PM

    This cookbook looks terrific–and yes, so many make ahead meals needed! These muffins look terrific. What a fun flavor combination.

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