Peach and Coconut Yoghurt Muffins

another variation of muffin.  this one is easy enough and pretty good for lunch box.


Preparation time: 15 mins

Cooking time: 20 mins

Makes: 12 – 16


1 1/2 cups wholemeal self-raising flour

1/2 cup desiccated coconut

1/2 cup caster sugar

1 cup Greek style yoghurt

2 eggs

2 tbsp vegetable oil or light olive oil

2 tsp coconut essence

1 cup diced fresh peaches

extra peaces, sliced, to decorate


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degree celcius.  Line a 12 hole muffin tin or two 6 hole muffin tins with paper cases.
  2. Combine flour, coconut and sugar in a large bowl.  In a separate bowl whisk together yoghurt, eggs, oil and essence.  Add yoghurt mixture to flour mixture, add diced peaches and stir until just combined.
  3. Deivide mixture between muffin cases.  Top with peach slices.
  4. Cook for about 20 minutes or until muffins are lightly golden and cooked through when tested with a skewer.  (If using two 6-hole tins, cook 1 tin at a time)

Serve muffins warm or cold.


Source:  Better Homes and Garden, March 09


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