Are you tired of the typical bran muffin that isn’t too flavorful and limited in the nutrients it packs? Avoid the same old routine, and spruce up your breakfast with this lemon-coconut baked oatmeal cups recipe. 

With a little bit of prep you can have a unique, flavorful, and healthy muffin to get your morning started on the right foot. 

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  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed plus 6 tbsp water (or 2 eggs)
  • 3 overripe medium bananas
  • 1⁄4 cup creamy almond butter
  • 3⁄4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1⁄4 cup pure maple syrup (optional)
  • 1⁄4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1⁄3 cup unsweetened flaked or shredded coconut
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1⁄4 tsp salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 12-cup muffin tin with cooking spray.
  2. Combine flax and water (or eggs) in a small bowl.
  3. Place bananas in a large mixing bowl. Mash with a fork. Add almond butter, almond milk, maple syrup, lemon zest and juice, vanilla, and flax mixture. Stir until combined.
  4. Add oats, coconut, baking powder, and salt, stirring to combine.
  5. Spoon batter into tin.
  6. Bake 25 to 28 minutes, or until set and lightly browned. Cool for 20 minutes on a cooling rack before removing from tin.
  7. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
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