Coconut butter

I recently saw a tutorial on how to make coconut butter and thought “Well this looks easy enough, let’s give it a try!” I do love almost everything coconut related after all.

It really is super easy to make – you basically put dried coconut flakes in a mixer and mix it until it is a smooth and somewhat liquid mixture. The recipe I used said to add salt by taste, however, I added sugar instead. You could also not add anything at all and just put it on later – that’s really up to you and your personal taste.

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[Above: the first few minutes it looks like this. | Below: the (more or less) finished product.]

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[Above and below: 200g dried coconut made around 1 small jar.]

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[Above and below: Super yummy on toast and with fruit.]

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Note: When the butter dries it gets very hard and it’s best to put it in the microwave for a bit so you can spread it easier. Ergo: don’t use a jar with metal (like the one pictured in the photographs above). Be smart, learn from my mistakes ;-)

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Snacktime

I found this very cute picture on the internet once and though “Well, why not give it a try?” So this is what I did today when I was craving a snack but had a bad conscience about eating junk food… again.

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In hindshight it might be a good idea to peel the apple first – I usually never do that when I eat them raw but as the apple does get a lot softer the skin might be a bit irritating. That’s totally up to you and how you prefer it though. I can imagine this going very well with ice cream but also with porridge or cereal. In any way, it’s a quick and easy way to prepare a snack that’s a bit more exciting than just eating an apple ;)

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