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Old 09-13-2008, 09:00 PM   #1
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Fresh coconut- I don't want to waste

i snack on my coconut, cept i can only consume so much coconut.
i'm not clear on cooking with fresh coconut or baking.
advice would be appriecated greatly.
thanks!!!

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Old 09-13-2008, 09:06 PM   #2
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I believe you can freeze it easily......

also I have a great cookie recipe called coconut clouds if you want it?
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Old 09-13-2008, 09:10 PM   #3
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Puree it into milk and use as a marinade for fish. I'll search for the recipe and post it here soon. You can also make a awsome coconut rice pudding with the coconut milk.
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Yep, freeze it till next time.
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Old 09-13-2008, 10:04 PM   #5
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i'll freeze half, & dina, with a tad of curry paste, i see coconut fish soon!!! thakns!!
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I believe you can freeze it easily......

also I have a great cookie recipe called coconut clouds if you want it?

would you send me your recipe, please, thanks!!! i adore coconut cookies.
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Coconut Clouds

I was given this recipe by an old co-worker from a cookbook she has but I just found the same one online so I'll give the link (see I learn KE!!)

these are super moist and yummy! Enjoy!

Coconut Clouds
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Heres one for a bar....

Rhaspberry Bars

Bars:
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup (1 stick) chilled butter, cut into small pieces
2 lg eggs
1 T milk
1/2 cup raspberry jam

Topping:
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup (1/2stick butter) melted
2 cups shredded sweetened coconut

prehear oven 350. Grease an 8 inch square baking dish.
To prepare bars, in a lg bowl, mix together the flour and baking powder.
Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut the chilled butter into the flour mixture until course crumbs form.
Using a wooden spoon, stir eggs 1 at a time, into the flour mixture.
Add milk and stir until a soft dough forms.
Spread dough evenly into prepared pan, pressing with finers to cover bottom completely. Spread jam over dough.
To prepare topping, in a med bowl mix together the sugar and melted butter, stir in coconut, spread evenly over jam layer.
Bake until topping is lightly browned, 30 mins. transfer the pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Cut into bars!

Enjoy!
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Coconut Clouds

I was given this recipe by an old co-worker from a cookbook she has but I just found the same one online so I'll give the link (see I learn KE!!)

these are super moist and yummy! Enjoy!

Coconut Clouds

sound great, may hafta store more coconut!!!
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Old 09-14-2008, 12:51 AM   #10
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Shred it and freeze it! Add it to vanilla ice cream with melted dark chocolate :)
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