Coconut

almond joy ice cream sandwiches

July 21, 2014

Coconut, almond, chocolate – a winning combination, if I’ve ever heard one. Though it’s been years since I’ve eaten an Almond Joy candy bar, the flavors are on point and the inspiration for these Almond Joy ice cream sandwiches. The creamy coconut ice cream is ...

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coconut zucchini bread

July 3, 2014

If your love for coconut runs deep, this coconut zucchini bread is for you. Toasted coconut, coconut milk, and coconut oil give this quick bread a triple hit of coconut, and in my mind, that’s a very good thing. The bread bakes up soft and ...

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toasted coconut chocolate macadamia blondies

May 8, 2014

When it comes to blondies, I can hardly play favorites. Whether I’m in the mood for toffee or peanut butter, the blondie never fails. However, today’s blondie may force my hand because this is the blondie I don’t want to share – I’d rather stash ...

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raspberry coconut rolls

May 5, 2014

How will you celebrate Mother’s Day this year? I suggest you skip the brunch reservation and surprise mom with a special and relaxed meal at home. These raspberry coconut sweet rolls are a great choice – Red Star PLATINUM Yeast keeps the rolls light and ...

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banana & toasted coconut muffins

April 7, 2014

If you’re searching for a fresh spin on banana bread, allow me to point you toward these lovely banana muffins. With just enough substance for a satisfying breakfast, these bake up light and fluffy, filled with flavor. Honey and a touch of toasted coconut add ...

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meyer lemon-coconut bars

April 3, 2014

I’m giving my favorite Meyer lemon bars a tropical twist today. While the bright and tangy filling remains untouched, I changed up the crust, subbing in coconut oil for butter and adding toasted coconut to carry on the theme. Even if your spring plans don’t ...

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cashew, coconut & cherry jam blondies

February 27, 2014

In my recent coconut oil cookie experiment, I inadvertently discovered the wonder of coconut oil mixed with brown sugar. I liked the pairing so much that I took my favorite blondie base and swapped the butter for coconut oil. The mixture of coconut oil, cashew ...

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toasted coconut, cherry, oatmeal & white chocolate cookies

February 18, 2014

If you are a chewy cookie lover like me, you will appreciate these cookies. Loaded with mix-ins (shredded coconut, dried cherries, rolled oats, white chocolate chips) and wonderfully soft, you won’t be able to get enough of the great texture or rich flavor. The dough ...

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