Recipe: Feijoa and Coconut Cupcakes

In the Kitchen 11/05/2016

Is yours or your neighbour's tree getting a little heavy lately? Here's the perfect way to use up all those yummy feijoas which are abundantly in season right now.

Feijoa & Coconut Cupcakes

Makes 15


150g butter
¾ cup sugar
3 eggs
1 ⅓ cup flour
¾ cup coconut
1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
6 feijoas, peeled and sliced


Cream butter and sugar; beat in eggs, one at a time.
Stir in flour, coconut and baking powder.
Spoon into cupcake cases and top with a few slices of feijoa.
Bake at 170ºC for 25 minutes.
When cold, spoon over a hot syrup made by stirring ¾ cup each of sugar and water and juice of 3 lemons over low heat until sugar is dissolved, then simmer for 5-10 minutes.