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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Tropical Muffins

                                                        






I entered these muffins at our county fair and won the grand champion award for baked goods. They're so moist, they don't need butter. —Sylvia Osborn, Clay Center, Kansas

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 minutes.
Bake: 25 minutes.
YIELD: 12 servings

Ingredients
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 large egg
1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
1-1/2 teaspoons rum extract
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
1/3 cup chopped pecans

Directions
1. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, sour cream and extract. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir into the creamed mixture just until moistened. Fold in the pineapple, coconut, and pecans.

2. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 375° for 22-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. 
Freeze option: Freeze cooled muffins in resealable plastic freezer bags. To use, thaw at room temperature or, if desired, microwave each muffin on high for 20-30 seconds or until heated through. 

Nutritional Facts: 1 each: 225 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 249mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/tropical-muffins

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