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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.
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Prep Time: 1 min
Cook Time: 4 mins
Serves: 6 oz
Calories: 129kcal


  • 6 oz sweetened flaked coconut


How to toast coconut flakes

  • Preheat your oven to 350ºF
  • Spread coconut flakes onto a sheet pat evenly
  • Bake coconut for 2-3 minutes until edges just begin to turn golden brown
  • 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.
  • Store coconut in an airtight container for 2-3 weeks in the fridge or freeze for 6 months.


Calories: 129kcal (6%) | Carbohydrates: 15g (5%) | Protein: 1g (2%) | Fat: 8g (12%) | Saturated Fat: 7g (35%) | Sodium: 81mg (3%) | Potassium: 102mg (3%) | Fiber: 3g (12%) | Sugar: 10g (11%) | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.4mg (2%)