Eggless Whole Wheat Coconut Muffins
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I made these yummy whole wheat coconut muffins using simple ingredients like whole wheat flour, clarified butter or ghee, sugar and cardamom.
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 6 muffins
  • Whole wheat flour / aata - ½ cup, gently packed
  • Desiccated coconut - ½ cup, gently packed
  • Baking powder - ½ tsp
  • Baking soda - ¼ tsp
  • Powdered sugar - ⅓ cup, tightly packed
  • Ghee - ¼ cup, melted
  • Milk - ⅓ cup, lukewarm
  • Cardamom powder - ¼ tsp
  • OR
  • Nuts - ¼ cup
Instructions ( 1 cup = 250 ml, 1 tbsp = 15 ml, 1 tsp = 5 ml)
  1. Measure all the ingredients and keep it aside.
  2. Lukewarm the milk and ghee.
  3. Line your muffin tray with paper liners or grease it.
  4. Preheat your OTG or convection at 180 degrees for 10 min.
  5. In a mixing bowl, add whole wheat flour, desiccated coconut, baking powder, and soda. Mix them properly.
  6. In another bowl, add melted ghee and sugar. If you like sweeter muffins then add 1 or 2 tbsp sugar extra.
  7. Beat well using a manual whisk or electric whisk.
  8. Add lukewarm milk. Mix well.
  9. Add dry ingredients. Add cardamom powder too if using.
  10. Gently mix all together using the spatula.
  11. Do not over mix.
  12. Pour the batter using scooper in a muffin tray. Try to divide in an equal quantity.
  13. Pat it twice. Bake in a preheated oven for 15 - 20 min.
  14. Keep an eye after 15 min.
  15. Insert the toothpick in the center of a muffin, it comes out clean they are baked.
  16. Allow them to cool down for a while.
  17. Enjoy these freshly baked muffins with your friends and family.
You can also bake them in a greased cake tin. In this case, baking will take some more minutes.

You can sprinkle some coconut over them before baking. This will give you a nice color and crunch.

You can add chopped nuts in place of cardamom or along with cardamom powder.

Based on your oven type and size, baking time will vary. So keep an eye after 12 - 15 min.
Recipe by Zeel's Kitchen at