Coconut & jam macaroons in three tupperware boxes

Coconut & jam macaroon traybake

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 30 mins plus chilling


Makes 16-20

If you love the flavours of coconut, raspberry jam and dark chocolate, this macaroon traybake will be right up your street. It's a great bake for picnics or elevenses

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving (20)

  • kcal210
  • fat11g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs23g
  • sugars21g
  • fibre3g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.1g


  • 250g caster sugar
  • 4 egg whites, beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 300g desiccated coconut
  • 25g plain flour
  • 200g raspberry jam
  • 100g dark chocolate, chopped
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  1. Line a 20 x 30cm baking tin with baking parchment. Heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4.

  2. Mix the sugar, egg whites, vanilla and a pinch of salt together in a bowl. Add the coconut and flour and stir until thoroughly combined – the mixture will be quite thick and sticky. Tip into the tin and gently spread out with a spatula. Dot the jam over the top using a teaspoon, nestling it into the batter. Bake for 25-30 mins, until set and golden around the edges. Leave to cool completely in the tin.

  3. Melt the chocolate in the microwave, or in a bowl set over a pan of simmering water. Remove the cake from the tin, drizzle with chocolate and leave to set before cutting into squares. Will keep in an airtight container for up to a week.

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7th Jun, 2020
When you line the tin with baking parchment, do you grease it as well? Also, would you recommend lining both the base and sides of the tin? I always find prepping a baking tin tricky!
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4th Jun, 2020
When it says “eggs beaten”, how much beating. So they are soft peaks or just frothy?
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7th Jun, 2020
Hi Lucy, Just frothy is fine. Lulu
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