Photograph: Con Poulos
Nutty rye flour pairs well with fragrant coconut.
Makes 12 muffins
To measure flour for these recipes, scoop it with a measuring cup, then level the top with a dinner knife. If you can't find coconut flour (available at bobsredmill.com), substitute an equal amount of rye flour.
DirectionsActive time: 35 minutes
Total time: 1¼ hours
Preheat oven to 350° and place a rack in the center. Butter and flour a 12-muffin tin. In a large bowl, stir together flours, sugar, coconut, baking powder, and salt. In a medium bowl, whisk together melted butter, coconut milk, and egg whites. Gently fold butter mixture into flour mixture.
To make topping: In a small bowl, mix together topping ingredients; set aside.
Spoon batter into muffin cups and scoop about 1 Tbsp. reserved topping on each muffin. Bake 35 to 45 minutes, rotating pan halfway through, until muffin springs to the touch. Twist out muffins and place on their sides in tin to cool.
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From the October 2011 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
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