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Looking for homemade edible gift ideas? 3-ingredient Raffaello coconut balls make the perfect gift for your loved o...

  • 1½ Cup Desiccated Coconut
  • ½ Cup Condensed Milk
  • Cup About 15 Hazelnuts or Almonds
4.2/5 (338 Votes)

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Delight somebody with this easy and delicious coconut layer cake. It's the perfect birthday surprise!

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Roast cashew and raisins in ghee and keep it aside

  • Semolina ½ cup
  • Ghee 1 tbsp
  • Cashew ½ tbsp
  • Raisins ½ tbsp
  • Coconut grated ½ cup
  • Sugar 2 tbsp
  • Milk ¼ cup
  • Cardamom powder ¼ tsp
4.4/5 (33 Votes)

No beach within your reach? Then bring the tropical paradise to your own patio!

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1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F

  • 1 (18.5 ounce) box white cake mix
  • 1 (3 ounce) package strawberry Jell-O
  • 1 Tbsp. self-rising flour
  • 4 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup fresh strawberries
  • finely diced
  • For the Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 1 (8 ounce) block cream cheese
  • softened
  • 2 sticks (8 ounces) unsalted butter
  • softened
  • 2 (1 pound) boxes powdered sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • pink food coloring
  • strawberries for garnish
3.4/5 (115 Votes)

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A spicy southindian gravy made with spices and eggs

  • boiled eggs - 4
  • onion - 1 large
  • coconut - 1/4 cup ground paste
  • mustard seeds - 1/4 tea spoon
  • ural dal -1/4 tea spoon
  • Fennel seeds - 1/4 tea spoon
  • bay leaf -1
  • anistar - 1
  • Oil -4 tea spoons
  • To grind:
  • ginger - 1 inch piece
  • garlic - 3-4 gloves (The one I used are little big in size)
  • Tomato -2 medium
  • To roast and grind:
  • channa dal - 1 table spoon
  • coriander seeds - 1 table spoon
  • Red Chilies - 3 (It was medium spicy
  • you can increase the numbers to your personal taste)
  • Pepper - 4-5
  • cumin seeds - 1 tea spoon
  • Fennel seeds - 1/2 tea spoon
  • cinnamon - 1 small piece
  • clove- 3-4
3.1/5 (121 Votes)

When the warm weather strikes, it's time to make the most of this tangy tropical fruit! Here are our sweet and savory favorites to give you all the inspiration you need.

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Maraschino cherries dipped in chocolate and rolled in coconut!

  • - 24 Maraschino Cherries
  • - 1 box semi-sweet baking chocolate
  • - 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • - 1 bag unsweetened coconut
  • * Note that you can substitute cherries for ju-jubes (we use red and green at Christmas). They end up tasting like the chocolate covered jellies in Bridge Mixture ~ Very yummy!
4.3/5 (29 Votes)

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Have heard about the coconut water craze recently? I had but never really tried a recipe using it because it's alwa...

  • 2 packets Ovaltine
  • 1 cup chocolate coconut water
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup liquid egg substitute
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 1 tsp of baking soda
4.2/5 (35 Votes)

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In a pot melt margarine, then add sugar, cocoa and milk

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • Dash of salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups oats
  • 1 cup coconut
4.3/5 (23 Votes)

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Adjust an oven rack to the middle position and heat the oven to 350

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • room temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • For the Topping:
  • 9 Tbsp. butter
  • melted
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 6 Tbsp. evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded coconut
4.3/5 (13 Votes)

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make white cake mix according to package directions

  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package white cake mix
  • 1 (14 ounce) can cream of coconut
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen whipped topping
  • thawed
  • 1 (8 ounce) package flaked coconut
4.4/5 (5 Votes)

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Reserve a small plate of coconut to coat

  • For about 36 balls:
  •  1 can sweetened condensed milk (Nestlé)
  •  1 lb dried coconut
  •  mini cupcake wrappers
4.4/5 (26 Votes)

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