Thursday, May 17, 2012

Coconut Streusel Peach Muffins


It is getting to that time of year
when I go through my pantry
and try to use up anything
that is still there from the past year.


Well, I still seem to have quite a bit of peach jam
so I came up with this recipe
based loosely on an old recipe
that I made way back
when I took Home Economics
in school.



Ingredients
2 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 Tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
2 eggs
1/4 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup peach jam


Streusel Topping
1/8 cup shredded coconut
1/8 cup crushed almonds
3 Tbsp flour
3 Tbsp sugar
3 Tbsp butter, softened
1/4 tsp nutmeg


Prepare streusel topping and set aside.
In large bowl mix flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
In small bowl beat eggs with fork;
add in vanilla, milk and butter.
Add to flour mixture,
stir just until blended.
Fill greased muffin pans 1/3 cup full;
top with jam
(I used a good Tbsp and it helps if you make a small indentation to put the jam in)


Add more batter to fill pans 2/3 full.
Top with streusal topping.


(This topping was like a very thick paste,
I put a tsp on and smoothed the top with the back of the spoon)
Bake in preheated 400F oven until done
approximately 15-20 minutes.
Makes 8 muffins.


These are delicious and I'm glad it only made 8
because I wanted to eat them all :)
They are great to have on hand
for breakfast!


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15 comments:

  1. sounds yummy, I'll have to try it since i love coconut! have a wonderful day, xoxo, Jean

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  2. Hope you give them a try - they are delicious!

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  3. These look sinfully delicious! Your post came just in time. StoneGagble will be full of guest next weekend and I am planning lots of meals. What a great sweet treat to have on hand.
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  4. I am going to try this recipe, they look like they would be great for breakfast one morning. Thank you for sharing it.

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  5. Oh these sound soooooooooo good. I just started a low carb diet, but boy when I am done, this will be on my list. Hugs, Marty

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  6. The peach jam alone sounds divine. I have not had any homemade in years but my Moma used to make it all the time. Thanks for a sweet memory of her.

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  7. I just went through our stockpile this morning and lined the upstairs pantry with apple preserves and jams to use up before the berry season starts next month.
    The muffins sound great!!

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  8. Thank you all for your wonderful comments!

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  9. Thank you all for your wonderful comments!

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  10. These look so amazing! Definitely going to try these as soon as I'm home!

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  12. Johanna - Thanks for the invite :)

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