How to make toasted coconut

To toast coconut, preheat the oven to 325ºF. Place shredded or flaked coconut evenly on a large baking sheet that has been lined with a Silpat baking mat or parchment paper. Put the baking sheet in the oven, on the middle rack, and bake for 3 minutes. After 3 minutes, open the oven and gently stir the coconut with a spatula.

How to toast coconut?

To toast coconut, preheat the oven to 325ºF. Place shredded or flaked coconut evenly on a large baking sheet that has been lined with a Silpat baking mat or parchment paper. Put the baking sheet in the oven, on the middle rack, and bake for 3 minutes. After 3 minutes, open the oven and gently stir the coconut with a spatula.

What can you do with toasted coconut?

Toasted coconut can be used as a dessert topping or mixed into cookies, muffins, pie filling, and cakes. Toasting brings out a more complex flavor in the coconut and creates a slightly crispier texture.

How do you make coconut cupcakes?

This simple process makes a nice garnish for cupcakes or sheet cakes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread coconut on a small baking sheet. Bake, stirring occasionally, until just beginning to brown, about 10 minutes. Remove from oven, and let cool.

How long do you bake coconut?

Spread 2-cups of coconut in an even layer over a large baking sheet and bake at 350°F for 8-10 minutes. Stop to stir every two minutes. This is my favorite way to toast coconut! It only takes a few minutes longer but look at how even that browning is.

How do you sweeten coconut?

Manufacturers usually sweeten the coconut by soaking it in sugar or corn syrup. This makes the sweetened product moister. Unsweetened coconut is drier and lighter. If you use it to substitute for sweetened coconut without other additives, you could get a flakier product that falls apart more easily.

How do you roast coconut?

Instructions. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread the coconut into a thin layer on a ¼ baking sheet. Place in upper portion of the oven. Turn the coconut so it toasts evenly with a spatula/turner. Bake 8-10 minutes or until coconut is golden. Allow toasted coconut to completely cool, then store in an airtight container.

How do you toast a coconut?

To toast coconut, preheat the oven to 325ºF. Place shredded or flaked coconut evenly on a large baking sheet that has been lined with a Silpat baking mat or parchment paper. Put the baking sheet in the oven, on the middle rack, and bake for 3 minutes. After 3 minutes, open the oven and gently stir the coconut with a spatula.