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White coconut meat that has been dried and shaved--usually sold sweetened in bags.
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.
The ingredient is shredded and dried fresh unsweetened meat from a mature coconut that contains a moisture content of 3%. Desiccated coconut is used the same as flaked swe…etened coconut in any recipe.
If you don't like coconut, you can substitute it in a recipe by using chopped almonds instead. Alternatively, you could use macadamia nuts.
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.
Yes, Desiccated Coconut can be make from bagged coconut. Here's how. Desiccated coconut Ingredients and supplies. * Bag of… shredded coconut or 1 fresh coconut * Baking sheet * Fine grater * Spoon * Bowl * Oven Step 2: Prepare the coconut. If you have a bag of shredded coconut, then skip to step two. If not, you need to prepare the coconut before you can dry it. To do so, take a fresh coconut. Cut in half. Remove the husk and pour out the coconut milk from the center. Use the fine grater to grate or shred the coconut so you have small pieces. Step 3: Arrange the shredded coconut onto a baking sheet. You must spread a thin layer of loosely stacked coconut on the baking sheet. Do not clump or press together as that will keep the coconut from drying. Step 4: Heat the oven to 250 degrees then place the coconut pan inside. Bake on this low heat for five to ten minutes. The timing of this depends greatly on how moist the coconut was to begin with and how humid your climate is so you need to pay attention and check the coconut often. You aren't cooking the coconut, just drying it out a bit. Once dry it should be brittle to the touch instead of creamy. Remove from the oven. Step 5: Transfer the coconut to a bowl. If your recipe calls for the desiccated coconut to be shredded then you have what you need. Some recipes call for the coconut to be dusted on like a powder. For those recipes you will need to go one additional step forward. Transfer the coconut to a bowl. If you require a fine coconut powder for some particular recipes, then crush the coconut shreds using a spoon against the side of the bowl. Or you can grind the dried coconut in a food processor to obtain a coarse or fine powder. Desiccated coconut is the best way to get all the nutritional benefits of coconut all year round. So make various delightful recipes using desiccated coconut and enjoy the goodness of coconut!
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.
try mixing those canned coconut strings with a little bit of water and a little bit of milk
no because shredded has to be dried before eating.
Yes. Canned may be just a little moister, but not enough to matter.
no, bagged really isn't as nice and fresh as canned
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~
coconut oil has added things like coconut flakes
yes but the flaked is shaved. FYI i like the flaked
yes. The fresher it is, the better! Depending what you are using it for.