What to do with leftover coconut flakes
Plain or toasted coconut flakes make a fresh and tasty addition to fruit and desserts. Discover inventive recipes to use up your leftover coconut flakes.
Recipes using coconut flakes
How to use up leftover coconut flakes
- Coconut salsa
Mix 1 deseeded, diced cucumber, 1 diced red onion, a large handful of fresh coriander, the juice of 1 lime, 2 deseeded, finely chopped red chillies, a handful of coconut flakes and a good glug of olive oil. Season, then use to fill tacos and serve with grilled fish.
- Quick piña colada mini pavlovas
Whip 200ml double cream with 1 tbsp icing sugar and a slug of coconut liqueur until thick. Spoon onto mini meringue nests, then top with wafer-thin slices of pineapple and a good sprinkle of coconut flakes.