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Pineapple Sunshine Muffins

Rated as 4.13 out of 5 Stars

"Even though my children are grown, they still look for these muffins on Sunday mornings. I put the leftovers, if any, in my husband's lunch for a surprise treat."
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Ingredients

25 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and ginger. In another bowl, beat the eggs, butter and vanilla; stir in pineapple. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in carrot and sunflower kernels. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three fourths full. Bake at 375 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm.

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Most helpful positive review

Quite good! I only made one substutition and that was using shredded coconut in place of the sunflower seeds and that was only because I didn't have any. I thought this was a little sweet (they ...

Most helpful critical review

These were not too dense, but not a lot of flavor either. Skipped the seeds and used shredded coconut as suggested. Used fresh grated ginger which gave a nice sublte flavor. Next time instead...

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Quite good! I only made one substutition and that was using shredded coconut in place of the sunflower seeds and that was only because I didn't have any. I thought this was a little sweet (they ...

very tasty. I didn't use the sunflower seeds, instead I added 1/2cup of coconut. They came out delicious!!

I made these into healthy muffins by using all whole wheat flour. I added a bit more baking powder, substituted unsweetened applesauce for the butter, omitted the sugar and used 1/3 cup brown su...

I live in a dorm with 40 other girls - they all requested this recipe! I used a little more pineapple than called for, about 11 oz and a little more vanilla. A complete hit!

Mmm, these are fantastic! I switched the carrot for zucchini, and used 1/4 of applesauce for half of the butter, and it worked out deliciously. Next time, I'll have to try the original carrot....

Oh My... These have to be the best muffins I've ever eaten! I made half exactly as the recipe states and the other half with a dollop of cream cheese mixed with pineapple in the middle.. Both ar...

These were not too dense, but not a lot of flavor either. Skipped the seeds and used shredded coconut as suggested. Used fresh grated ginger which gave a nice sublte flavor. Next time instead...

I changed this recipe to meet our dietary needs, and it was awesome! I used kamut and Spelt flours in equal portions to replace the flour, 1 c unpacked brown sugar, 1/4 lite mayonnaise, a splash...

These were okay, but I don't think I would make them again. They turned out really dense.