Coconut and white chocolate bites

Coconut and white chocolate bites
  • Serves icon for lots of people
  • Time icon Takes 15 minutes to make, plus setting

Coconut and rich white chocolate are a match made in heaven in this recipe for bitesized treats.

Ingredients

  • 300g good white chocolate, broken up
  • 300g fresh coconut shavings (from health food shops)
  • 12 mixed glacé cherries, halved, to decorate

Method

  1. Line 2 large baking sheets with baking paper. Put the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of just-simmering water, making sure the bowl doesn’t touch the water. Leave to melt for 3-4 minutes, then remove from the heat and stir very gently until just smooth – white chocolate doesn’t like to be over-mixed so treat it gently.
  2. Add the coconut shavings to the chocolate and stir until just cooled. Use a teaspoon to place heaped mounds onto the lined baking sheets, spaced apart. You should have enough to make 24. Pop a cherry half on top of each, then set aside to cool and set.

delicious. tips

  1. These will keep in a large airtight container, layered up with baking paper, in a cool place for up to 1 month.

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