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By margiekyle

Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (21 Votes)
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Servings 10

  • Cake Ingredients:
  • 16 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • Frosting Ingredients:
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup fresh coconut water
  • 3 cups freshly grated coconut

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Pina Colada Macaroons are especially special since they have delicious pineapple chunks

  • 2 2/3 cup full fat shredded unsweetened coconut (one 8-ounce package) or 1 cup of coconut butter
  • 1 cup reduced-fat shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup crushed pineapple in juice, very well drained
  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoons pure vanilla bean paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
4.6/5 (35 Votes)

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It’s hot out there and you look like you could use a cold drink

  • 1 cup full fat canned coconut milk
  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Sweetener equivalent to 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • Club Soda for topping up
  • Lime wedges for garnish
4.6/5 (19 Votes)

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Create a yummy pair with pumpkin and coconut with this Pumpkin Almond Coconut Butter Cups recipe

  • 1/2 cup organic, canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup unsalted, raw almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup slightly melted coconut butter (homemade or store bought)
4.5/5 (20 Votes)

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Coconut oil adds a rich sweetness to this waffle batter; shredded coconut and a quick toast deliver the crunch

  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2/3 cup virgin coconut oil, melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Nonstick cooking oil spray
  • Unsalted butter and pure maple syrup (for serving)
4.4/5 (12 Votes)

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Caramel, chocolate and coconut? Yep! Now you can have the favorite flavors any time of year, not just Girl Scout ...

  • 1 box brownie mix, with ingredient needed to make brownies
  • 3 1/2 cups shredded coconut, toasted
  • 2 (14-ounce) packages caramels, unwrapped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 3 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
4.4/5 (329 Votes)

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Strawberries + Coconut + Chia Seeds

  • 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup ripe mashed banana (about 2 to 3 bananas)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted and cooled
  • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup nonfat plain greek yogurt (I used Chobani)
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk (soy, coconut, or skim also work)
  • 3/4 cup diced organic ripe strawberries
  • 1/4 cup smashed organic raspberries (or you can use more strawberries)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut, plus 3 tablespoons for topping (sweetened is fine, too)
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 to 4 strawberries, sliced for topping
4.5/5 (223 Votes)

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Lemon bars with go to a new height with a sprinkle of coconut on top! A refreshing dessert, perfect to make for yo

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 cup cold butter or margarine
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
4.4/5 (117 Votes)

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The fragrant richness of coconut oil and the tenderizing power of buttermilk make this the ultimate chocolate pound...

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup virgin coconut oil, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups plus 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
4.5/5 (96 Votes)

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I like to make this cake for my husband for his birthday every year! He is the resident coconut lover in the family

  • COCOUNUT CAKE:
  • 5 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons coconut flavoring or extract*
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 2 1/3 cups sugar
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 cups sweetened flaked coconut
  • FROSTING:
  • 12 ounces cream cheese, slightly chilled
  • 1/2 cup plus 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 egg whites
4.4/5 (101 Votes)

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Coconut Cream Pie Bars are so creamy and delicious

  • CRUST:
  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • FILLING:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup corn starch
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 1/2 tsp. coconut extract
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Sweetened coconut, toasted
4.4/5 (98 Votes)

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...magically makes it's own crust

  • 1/2 cup Bisquick
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cup milk
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 TBS. butter, softened
4.4/5 (91 Votes)

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This was DELICIOUS. Ive tried baking with coconut flour before, but never had a success

  • FROSTING:
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 6 eggs, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 6 tablespoons raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder (aluminum free)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Juice 1/2 medium orange
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted in a glass bowl
  • 9 drops liquid stevia (alternatively, you could use a couple of teaspoons of raw honey
  • 1 packed teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt
4.2/5 (119 Votes)

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These no bake pineapple and coconut snowballs have only four ingredients! Now that is our kind of cookie! Whip thes

  • 1 package (8-ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (8-ounces) crushed pineapple, well drained
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 cups flaked coconut
4.1/5 (108 Votes)

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Pie Filling: In a medium saucepan, bring 3/4 c

  • Pie Filling:
  • 1 - 9 " prebaked pie crust
  • 1 c. dried coconut (sweetened or unsweetened)
  • 1 c. whole milk, divided into 3/4 c. and 1/4 c.
  • 1.5 c. coconut milk
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 2/3 c. granulated white sugar
  • 1/4 c. cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbs. real butter, diced
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • Meringue:
  • 6 egg whites
  • 6 Tbs. sugar
4.6/5 (65 Votes)

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