Orange Muffins with Coconut Streusel

These sweet orange muffins are perfect for those rushed mornings when you're running out the door. The best part? The coconut streusel of course! Make sure to go heavy on the streusel AND that glaze. You'll be so glad you did!
Course Breakfast
Keyword coconut, muffins, orange
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16
Author Tiffany


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons orange zest


  • 3 tablespoons shredded coconut
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon hot water
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract


  • Preheat oven to 350. To make the muffins, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt. In a separate bowl mix together buttermilk, butter, eggs, and vanilla. Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients until just combined. Stir in orange zest. Fill greased muffin tins 2/3 full.
  • Prepare the streusel. Combine shredded coconut, butter, sugar, and flour in a small bowl. Mix to combine. Spoon onto muffin batter.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out mostly clean. Allow to cool.
  • Prepare the glaze. Mix together powdered sugar and hot water. (Add extra water 1 teaspoon at a time until desired consistency is reached). Stir in coconut extract. Drizzle over muffins. Store in airtight container.