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By bagged coconut I presume you mean dried coconut, if that is the case then yes you can. If the recipe calls for creamed coconut then mix enough water with the dried coconut to meet the consistency, if coconut milk is required then use more water until the desired consistency.
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No, it will not give the same flavour. Coconut water is a thin, watery liquid that tastes sugary but not incredibly coconutty. Coconut milk has the pulp added and is a t…hick, white, creamy liquid with a strong coconut flavour.
It depends to a certain extent on how they are being used.. If they are baked or mixed into the item, it can simply be left out. There is not likely to be much change in the …recipe other than the flavor.. In some items, say a fruit salad, sesame seeds can provide a flavor boast, try it and see if you like it before sharing!. For decoration, you could used crushed nuts instead of coconut.
Coconut water. It doesn't taste as good but will do.
Diluted coconut cream (dilute by about 1/3, but the packet will usually have directions on diluting). There are no more close substitutes apart from that.
try Quaker oats, whiz them in a blender if you need them a finer grade. I've also used ground almonds but this is not good if you're looking for a nut allergy suitable answer.… Zoe, Salisbury
A substitute for dried/dessicated shredded/flaked coconut will depend on the recipe. Most use it for flavour and texture. In some recipes, rolled oats or wheatgerm could be …the subsitute, but be aware that this will give a very different flavour, and is not suitable for some recipes. Coconut ice is very dependent on the texture and flavour of the coconut.
Yes. Coconut cream and coconut milk is made from fresh shredded coconuts that are than pressed to release the liquid. The only difference being coconut cream is the first pres…s and the most pure, while coconut milk usually has some water added to get the last of the liquid out. You can think of it in the same way as Extra Virgin Olive Oil and normal Olive Oil. With EVO being the first press and normal Olive Oil being the second.
no, bagged really isn't as nice and fresh as canned
The substitute for coconut milk would depend on the recipe. In many baked goods and sauces, evaporated milk might be an acceptable substitute.
No, coconut milk is very different in thickness, taste, and texture and is completely different from coconut water.
Yeah, of course. It might not be as sweet, though so I suggest adding like a tablespoon of sugar, depending on how much coconut flakes your using. Hope I Helped ! :) [Refrence…s: I worked at a famous bakery in Sicily`, Italy as assistant chef, I eventually got a higher-ranking job in Rome as Top chef for a famous cheescake and wine resturant. BTW, I am american, with Italin Descent] ~Alicea~
It will work but it will change the texture. If anybody complains, tell them it is supposed to be like that.
Probably not, they're both very different consistencies and fat contents. A better substitution would be butter.
yes. The fresher it is, the better! Depending what you are using it for.