4.5 from 2 votes
Coconut Lemon Muffin Bars
Prep Time
8 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
33 mins
 
A light and Lemony, coconut muffin bar with lemon coconut frosting. Includes a paleo and low carb version.
Course: dairy free, gluten free, grain free, low carb, paleo
Cuisine: dessert
Servings: 9
Author: Stacey
Ingredients
  • 2 Eggs.
  • 1/4 Cup Milk of Choice . unsweetened Almond milk or Coconut milk
  • 3 Tbsp Lemon juice.
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Zest . grated lemon peel
  • 1 Tsp Organic Lemon Extract
  • 1 Tbsp Raw Unsweetened Coconut Butter melted,
  • Sweetener of Choice: 1/4 cup Maple Syrup for paleo version or 1/2 cup erythritol granulated sweetener+ 15 drops liquid stevia for low carb version.
  • 2 Tbsp coconut Oil or butter melted,
  • 1/3 Cup Coconut Flour sifted,
  • 1/2 Tsp Baking Soda + 1 Tsp Apple Cider Vinegar mixed in a separate pinch bowl . will be very fizzy
  • Frosting:
  • 1 1/2 tbsp coconut butter melted,
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened almond or coconut milk.
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil or butter melted.
  • 1/3 tsp organic GF lemon extract or 1 tsp lemon juice.
  • Sweetener of choice: 1 1/4 tsp honey for paleo or 15 drops liquid stevia for low carb.
  • Garnish:
Instructions
  1. Preheat Oven to 350 F, and grease or oil an 8x8 pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat 2 eggs.
  3. Add to mixing bowl: milk of choice, lemon juice, lemon extract, lemon zest, melted coconut oil, and melted coconut butter. Stir, and add in maple syrup or low carb sweetener.
  4. Add, and stir in the pre-mixed baking soda-vinegar mixture ( will be fizzy and foamy).
  5. Sift in the Coconut four , and stir until clump free and thickened ( should take a couple minutes to thicken).
  6. spoon batter into prepared pan, spread around evenly.
  7. Bake for 22 to 27 minutes, or until middle is firm.
  8. Remove from oven and cool.
  9. in small mixing bowl combine all frosting ingredients and stir. if too thick add just a dash more milk of choice.
  10. spread frosting over the top of bars, garnish with optional raw unsweetened coconut flakes.
Recipe Notes

Nutritional Data for Low Carb (erythritol+ stevia sweetened) Version: Servings: 9 bars, Serving Size: 1 bar, Cal: 96, Carbs: 4.2 g / Net Carbs: 2.2 g, Fiber: 2 g, Fat: 8 g, Protein: 3 g, Sugar: 1 g

Nutritional Data for Paleo (maple syrup) Version: Serving size: 1 bar, Cal:121.3, Carbs: 10.5 g / Net Carbs: 8.5 g, Fiber: 2g, Fat: 8 g, Protein: 3 g, Sugar: 6.3 g

* nutritional data is an estimate based on the products I used.*