Banana, coconut, allspice and pecan muffins


July 21, 2015

Homemade muffins are an absolute pleasure to make, the variety at hand is almost endless and once you master the method it becomes so easy, wet ingredients, dry ingredients, mix and bake, simple as that. These muffins came about after testing recipes from Caribbean Modern. Banana, allspice and coconut, classic ingredients of the islands.


Preheat the oven to 190c or 170c fan

Prep your muffin tray and cases

Blitz the wet ingredients together

In a bowl mix all the dry ingredients together

Add the wet mixture to the dry mixture and mix together, but don’t over mix

Fill your muffin cases and then sprinkle with the extra coconut

Bake for 20-25 minutes, check with a skewer to ensure they are done

Leave to cool for 10 minutes and then you can eat away


100g Melted butter

100g honey

1 tsp vanilla extract/paste

2 large ripe bananas chopped

2 large eggs

150g plain yogurt

125g Self raising flour

125g Sweet potato flour

1 ½ tsp ground allspice

4 tbsp desiccated coconut – plus extra for garnish on top

100g pecan nuts broken up into small pieces


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