Tag: coconut

Cakes, Pies, Tarts

Coconut Tarts

I do love coconut and have made quite a few recipes that include it, but today’s recipe makes coconut the star.   These individual coconut tarts are made in small, fluted, moulds.  But they could equally well be made in a bun tin.  In that case the pastry would have a wider base, but be shallower […]

Biscuits, Cookies

Nice Biscuits – Cookies

Nice Biscuits are a very popular biscuit or cookie in the UK.  The name is pronounce ‘niece’ the same as the French City.  There is a theory that the biscuits got the name from that city when Queen Victoria ate some when she visited there.  But who knows?  Certainly not me.  Anyway these are a […]

Biscuits, Cookies

Mini Oat and Multiseed Bites

I came across something called Aussie Bites, which are sold in the USA.  They are promoted as being a taste of ‘down under’ though I couldn’t find any confirmation that they are eaten in Australia.  However I did like the look of them, as they have lots of very good ingredients, as well as not […]


Coconut & Jam Sponge Cake

Coconut and Jam Sponge is an easy cake to make, and tastes so good.  This particular one can be cut into squares and enjoyed just like that, or it can be cut into larger pieces and served with custard as a dessert. Any jam would be good to use, strawberry, apricot, blueberry, blackberry etc.  But […]


Chickpea Chocolate & Coconut Brownies

Watching some videos recently I was quite surprised at some of the things you can do with chickpeas.  One suggestion was to make brownies, using chickpeas instead of flour.  This sounded very interesting and I did some further investigations and watched some videos and they all seemed very good. For my version I am using […]

Biscuits, Cookies

Coconut Biscotti

I just love biscotti the had, twice baked, biscuit/cookie that originated in Italy.  I also love coconut and had some coconut flour that needed using.  So I decided to make biscotti with it, using flaked coconut too. Usually I just use eggs, or egg whites, as the liquid element of biscotti but today I inluded […]