how to toast coconut flakes

How To Toast Coconut Flakes

Tutorial on how to toast coconut flakes in the oven to bring out that natural and nutty flavor that comes from toasting, similar to toasting nuts.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword coconut
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 4 minutes
Servings 6 oz
Calories 129 kcal
Author Elizabeth Marek


  • 6 oz sweetened flaked coconut


How to toast coconut flakes

  1. Preheat your oven to 350ºF

  2. Spread coconut flakes onto a sheet pat evenly

  3. Bake coconut for 2-3 minutes until edges just begin to turn golden brown

  4. Stir coconut and then bake for 1-2 more minutes or until golden brown. Do not walk away or forget to set the timer or the coconut can burn.

  5. Store coconut in an airtight container for 2-3 weeks in the fridge or freeze for 6 months.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
How To Toast Coconut Flakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 129 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Sodium 81mg3%
Potassium 102mg3%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 1g2%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.