These skinny coconut and vanilla muffins are made with Greek yogurt and no butter helping to keep the calorie and fat count as low as possible. Delicious and with a moist centre they make for a perfect healthy snack!

Skinny Coconut and Vanilla Muffins

These delicious skinny coconut and vanilla muffins have a moist centre and make for a perfect healthy snack.
Course Home Baking
Cuisine American
Keyword coconut vanilla muffins, low calorie low fat muffins, low fat coconut muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 Muffins
Calories 205kcal
Author Neil


Skinny Muffins

  • 200 g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 75 g caster sugar.
  • 100 g shredded / grated coconut / dessicated
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 150 ml no-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp skimmed milk
  • 50 ml sunflower oil

Icing Sugar Topping

  • 100 g icing sugar
  • 4 tsp water


  • Preheat oven to 180C (faand line a 12 hole muffin / fairy cake tin with paper cases.
  • In a large mixing bowl sift flour and bicarbonate of soda. Add in sugar, coconut, vanilla extract and yogurt and mix all together.
  • In a smaller mixing bowl mix together eggs, milk and oil.
  • Gradually fold the small mixing bowl’s ingredients into the flour in the large mixing bowl.
  • Spoon the mixture between the 12 paper cases.
  • Bake for 15 – 20 minutes in the centre of an oven until risen and brown. Check the centre of one with a tooth pick to ensure it comes out clean.
  • Transfer and cool on a wire rack.
  • Once cooled drizzle with icing sugar topping and leave for the icing to set.


Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 29.2g | Protein: 4.1g | Fat: 8.3g | Cholesterol: 28.7mg | Sodium: 125.8mg | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg