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Coconut Nests

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Too sweet to hide, these fun Coconut Nests are the perfect treat to share with your friends


  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup castor sugar
  • 125g butter/margarine
  • 1 egg
  • Jam
  • Desiccated coconut
Coconut Nests filled with blobs of jam in the middle
Coconut Nests


  1. Cream butter & sugar
  2. Add sifted flour & salt
  3. Separate egg white from the yolk
  4. Add beaten yolk to form a soft dough
  5. Roll dough into small balls.
  6. Roll balls into slightly beaten egg whites then into coconut
  7. Make a thumbprint in the center for jam
  8. Bake at 180C degrees for approximately 15-20 minutes until golden
  9. When cool spoon jam in the middle

Recipe Credit: Indian Delight Cook Book
Prepared, tried, and tested by Caz Vanderbyl Meth

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