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5 Recipes that prove desiccated coconut is a baker's best friend

Coconut is a must-have ingredient in your pantry. After all what's a lamington without coconut?

by: Robyn Brittow | 27 Aug 2018

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Desiccated coconut is the cheapest and most accessible form of coconut available, and with these tropical coconut recipes it will soon become a go-to ingredient for cooking and baking in your household.

The subtle sweetness of the coconut is perfect for desserts and we have 5 coconut recipes you just have to try!

Coconut squares 

These coconut squares are the ultimate treat and great for an afternoon pick-me up.

coconut squares

Low-carb pecan and coconut bars   

If you're looking for a low-carb lunchbox treat, these low-carb pecan and coconut bars are perfect for snacking on.

Low carb pecan nut and coconut bars

Gluten-free Coconut banana bread

Treat yourself and have a slice or two of this gluten-free coconut banana bread for breakfast, plus it's guilt free.

gluten free coconut banana bread 

Gin and coconut granadilla curd cake

Who says gin is only for drinking? Paired with coconut and granadilla this delicious cake is giving us total tropic vibes.


Coconut and cacao muffins

Decadence, has a new name and it's these chocolatey coconut and cacao muffins, topped with chia seed berry jam and bon bons, it doesn't get any better this! 

coconut and cacao muffins


Ultimate white chocolate lamingtons

45 minutes These sweet, decadent lamingtons are sure to impress friends and family! Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a 33 cm x 27 cm baking pan with baking paper. 1. Beat the caster sugar and eggs together until light and fluffy. Set aside.

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