Nailed it! Blueberries are in season right now, and that means deliciousness ….. blueberry ice cream, blueberry pie, and naturally – blueberry muffins. The coconut and lemon really bring the tastebuds out to party. I had a craving for blueberry and lemon together … then thought of the oat flakes I love in muffins so created this recipe out of a mash up of my other muffin recipes. Let me know what you think.
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup large oat flakes
1/2 cup raw sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 cup toasted chopped pecans
1/4 cup toasted medium shred unsweetened coconut
zest of 1 lemon
1 large egg
1 cup milk
1/2 cup melted coconut oil
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup fresh (or frozen) blueberries (plus 12 fabulous looking berries for topping)
3 tbsp toasted chopped pecans
3 tbsp toasted medium shred coconut
1/2 tsp cinnamon
2 tbsp raw sugar
1 tbsp softened butter
Combine all topping ingredients and set aside.
In large mixing bowl combine first 8 ingredients and whisk to blend.
In smaller bowl beat egg, add milk, vanilla and melted coconut oil.
Gently mix liquid ingredients into dry, being careful not to overmix. Stir in blueberries.
Once just combined, fill prepared muffin tins, and press a bit of topping into each muffin – adding 1 blueberry to the center of each muffin.
Bake at 375 for 20 minutes.
Insert a toothpick – if it comes out clean, remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes before removing from muffin tin.