Feijoa muffins


Feijoa muffins

Delicious easy feijoa muffins, made with coconut and lemon to bring out the fragrant feijoa flavour.


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Serves: 12

220g feijoa flesh (about 7-8 feijoas)
1 lemon - zest and juice
½ cup melted butter
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 egg
½ cup brown sugar
½ cup dessicated coconut
1½ cups flour
3 tsp baking powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Scoop out the flesh of the feijoas into a medium sized bowl and mash roughly with a fork.
  3. Add, oil, egg, juice and zest of lemon, and vanilla to the mashed feijoa. Combine well with a whisk or fork.
  4. In a second larger bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, brown sugar and coconut. Do this with a whisk to ensure they are combined and any lumps of brown sugar or coconut are broken up.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and gently combine with a wooden spoon or spatula to make the feijoa muffin batter.
  6. Spoon the feijoa muffin batter into a 12 portion muffin tin lined with greaseproof baking cases.
  7. optional extra: scoop the flesh from a couple of feijoas and slice thinly. Gently push into the top of the muffin and sprinkle with a little brown sugar.
  8. Bake at 180 degrees for approximately 25 minutes

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