Food: baking with coconut


I’ve been doing a lot of baking with coconut flour. I like the texture it creates, it’s much more like a cake than a muffin whenever I bake with it.

Coconut applesauce muffin

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For 6 mini muffins 

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

Bake 15 min at 375F.

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And I made a quick icing for it (1 tbsp of cream cheese with 2 tbsp almond milk)

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It tastes even better after freezing it for few hours. I love that coconut flour is naturally sweetened! πŸ™‚

To prepare for my mom’s arrival, I made her a pound cake with dry fruits

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For 2 mini pound cakes:

  • 150g all purpose flour
  • 50g butter
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 120g milk
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped dry fruit (I used dry apple and dry pear)

Steps:

1. Beat sugar with the butter until white

2. Add egg and milk and blend

3. Mix flour with baking powder and salt

4. Add 3 to 2 slowly, mixing well

5. Add dry fruits

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Bake for 30 min at 350F

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Mom’s breakfast combo which she loves!!! She loves cakes and sweets and I love baking them!!! πŸ˜†

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After I finish that batch of mini coconut applesauce muffins, I made another batch with different ingredients.

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Coconut Apple oatbran muffin

For 6 muffins:

  • 1/2 cup oat bran
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp NuNaturals baking powder
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup egg white
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 2 small apples, shredded

Bake at 400F for 20 min

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I haven’t tried these, but they look pretty good, right? πŸ˜‰

Oh… I finally made coconut flour pancakes with the cream cheese icing!

I definitely should make them more often!

Q: What’s the last thing you baked?

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4 Comments

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4 responses to “Food: baking with coconut

  1. thedelicateplace

    i baked a pumpkin coconut loaf! i love coconut flour but you have to make sure you add either coconut oil (for fat) or a squash/fruit substitute to keep it from becoming too dry which you have done. sounds and looks like you’ve mastered it!

  2. Two of my favorite ingredients–oat bran and coconut!

    The last thing I baked was a pumpkin pie.

  3. Mmmmmmmmm!!! I love this!!! isn’t coconut flour awesome?? and it’s good even raw!! πŸ˜€ these pictures make me drool Coco haha. Love how you went on a baking marathon

  4. I love coconut so all this baking of your looks delicious! The last thing I baked was muffins, but is was longer ago than I like. Need to find time to put my baking hat back on!

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