Tropical Applesauce Muffins Recipe

Enjoy the taste of the tropics — even in the dead of winter — when you whip up this tropical applesauce muffins recipe.

| October/November 2009

The cupcake has had a renaissance. We could say it's time muffins got their due as well, except they've have never lacked for either popularity or innovation. This tropical applesauce muffins recipe is a case in point. It blends the familiar (apples) with the exotic (well, coconut and pineapple are mildly exotic) for a healthy treat that provides a known comfort while satisfying your taste for adventure. 


1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
2/3 cup coconut milk
1/4 cup applesauce
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup chopped pineapple
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut, shredded


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Sift together the flours, sugar, salt, and baking powder. Set aside.

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