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Or is it Lemon Coconut Blueberry,  or is it Coconut Blueberry Lemon?

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Anyway, this is one of my go-to Summer recipes from the pages of Paula Deen Magazine July 2009.

The lemon in the recipe is just the zest, it amazes me every time how much flavor can come from zest.

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When it comes to flavoring …a shake or two extra of coconut or blueberry will never hurt.

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1/2 cup softened butter

3/4 cup sugar

2 teaspoons lemon zest (give or take)

2 large eggs

5 tablespoons heavy whipping cream

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut (more or less as desired)

1/2 cup fresh blueberries (with an extra few)

preheat oven 350° and spray muffin pay with non stick cooking spray.

beat butter, sugar, and zest until fluffy at medium speed.

add eggs one at a time beating after each addition.

reduce mixer to low and add cream. then beat in flour just until combined.

stir in coconut,  then fold in blueberries.

spoon batter into prepared muffin cups  and bake 25 minutes.  Cool.

Now, this is the really important part……be sure no one is looking and lick the beaters and bowl….The batter is extra yummy.  No need to share, really!

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I know I could be really good at it if I tried…cooking and baking that is.  But I simply run out of time anymore….in fact, I used to host a Colored Pencil Workshop once a month in my home which included dinner and dessert!  ….miss those ladies and those times!

Maybe it is more about photography and playing with my pretty vintage ironstone dishes now-a-days!

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Hope this recipe makes it to your favorites!



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10 thoughts on “Blueberry~Lemon~Coconut Muffins

  1. Lois says:

    Miss those pencils clases, some penciling more laughing it was Great

    1. ….that is what I miss the laughing! Gotta do it again! Luv ya Lois!

  2. Carol L Henry says:

    Looks yummy, Amy. Just got 10# fresh blueberries from the Kiwanis.

    1. sounds like the perfect blueberries Carol! Enjoy!

  3. Linda M. Beibleheimer says:

    I will be making the muffins this week-end Amy they look so delicious!! My husband loves coconut . also blueberries. Thanks for sharing !!

    1. I know you will love them! Let me know how they turn out! Thanks Linda 🙂

  4. Oh that looks so yum!!! I love licking beaters and bowls too. I prefer to bake when no one is home…for this reason alone… 🙂

    1. once I start I cannot stop…so glad I was home alone! I secretly left extra in the bowl, just for me!

  5. Looks yummy, I enjoy all of those flavors alone, so I am sure they would be great together

    1. I am sure Al would love it…wink!

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