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Banana Coconut Muffins

Banana and coconut are so good together! These Banana Coconut muffins are perfect to eat with a glass of juice or milk on a busy morning. They also make hearty and healthy after school snacks or even packed away in the lunchbox for dessert.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 12 muffins
Author: Joanie Zisk


  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 8 tablespoons butter , melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup sweetened flaked coconut


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line muffin cups with liners.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  • Mash two of the bananas with a fork in a small bowl so they still have a bit of texture; set aside.
  • In another large bowl, blend together the remaining banana, sugar, melted butter, egg and vanilla.
  • Slowly mix in the dry ingredients just until incorporated. Fold in the mashed bananas and the coconut.
  • Pour the batter into the muffin cups and bake until golden, about 25 minutes. Transfer muffins to a rack and cool slightly.