Cherry, choc & coconut tray bake

Cherry, choc & coconut tray bake

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(49 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Makes 16 slices
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Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal187
  • fat13g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs17g
  • sugars17g
  • fibre2g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.07g
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Ingredients

  • 200g desiccated coconut
  • 85g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
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  • 200g bar white chocolate, roughly chopped
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  • 85g glacé cherries, halved

Method

  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Line a 20 x 30cm baking tray with baking parchment. In a large bowl, mix the desiccated coconut, sugar, eggs, white chocolate and glacé cherries until combined. Cook for 20 mins until golden brown and set, then cool in the tin before slicing into bars.

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gerard1985
19th Aug, 2015
3.05
Very easy - essentially just mix in a bowl and off you go! Very delicious; however (and this was probably just me) but mine came out very crumbly, and not like the photo implies. I would suggest another egg.
idinnis
3rd Aug, 2015
Where have I gone wrong? I followed the recipe carefully and weighed the ingredients. However, the mix looked very dry, and after baking it remained dry and had not come together. Really only 2 eggs ?
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KochinVeronica
2nd Aug, 2015
3.05
The amount of chocolate is waayy waay too high. I have used 200 g dark chocolate (85% cocoa mass) and even so they turned out far too sweert, overpowering the coconut & cherry (fresh ones) aroma. Next time I will use maximum 100g, perhaps even less chocolate.
Mama Caoimhe
21st Apr, 2017
5.05
For a clueless baker as myself, I used the exact ingredients and mine turned out fine. All together and not crumbly, unless you didn't mix them well enough? Plus the two eggs I used weren't massive, just medium and was fine. Yes, it's a sweet Snack :)
lady_wayfarer
17th Jul, 2015
5.05
Probably the easiest thing I've made! Super simple, really quick and delicious.
dwatson27
16th Mar, 2015
5.05
Made this for a treat for work colleagues as I'm tired of making flapjacks, brownies and rocky road. Went down very well! Will be making it again. Very easy recipe.
claireabella87
7th Mar, 2015
So easy and so tasty. Always a big hit at home.
dalekdoctor
5th May, 2015
5.05
This is lovely and so easy. I was a bit worried with the mixing as it didn't look promising but it held together really well. Also made it using dried pineapple and white chocolate which was very good too.
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talltone
25th Oct, 2014
5.05
Super-easy and delicious. Gluten-free, too!
Bar buzzard
6th Sep, 2014
I meant freeze!

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