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June 4, 2012

Coconut Friands

Coconut Friands

This is another recipe I found on Pinterest and have made several times already. Never a flop, just light and fluffy and oh, soooo coconutty !

I've only made two tiny changes to the original recipe for these Coconut Friands.

Before we get on to the recipe ... remember our new puppy ?? (who was still nameless in the post)

No more nameless - Meet REX ! Very cute, lovable and already taking over the household and everybody's hearts!

Coconut Friands


4 large Egg Whites
1 1/2 cups Fine dried Coconut (unsweetened)
2/3 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Cake Flour
1/2 t Vanilla Essence
1/4 t Salt
1 stick (125g /  1/2 cup) Unsalted Butter, melted
6 Maraschino Cherries, halved


1.) Pre-heat oven to 180 deg C (350 deg F) and lightly spray a muffin pan with Spray 'N Cook.
2.) Beat the Egg whites until light and smooth but still a bit foamy.
3.) Add the rest of the ingredients (except the Cherries) and mix gently.
4.) Fill the muffin pan (12 hole) equally with the mixture.
5.) Add half a Cherry on top and bake 20 - 25 minutes until the edges are browned.
6.) Remove from oven, cool in pan for 5 minutes and transfer to a wire-rack until totally cool.

These won't last long, but if stored, use a sealed container, it will still be good for another day or two!

Happy baking



  1. Replies
    1. It is in fact a big bowl AND a tiny puppy ! It was his first day with us, and we forgot to hide the adult dog food, so, he went ahead and helped himself!

  2. These sound delicious, and my hubby would love them! Thanks for sharing this recipe!
    Stopping by from the Whimsy Wednesday Party :-)

  3. Linda, I love coconut, can't wait to give these a try! Only makes 12? Well I won't have to worry about storing them in this house! Thanks for sharing.

  4. Coconut and a sweet puppy in one post! Outstanding! What an adorable little pup and what a great picture with him taking over the big doggies foodies:) And of course your coconut cupcake thingys look terrific. Thank you for sharing at Freedom Fridays! So hope you enjoy your weekend!

  5. These look awesome! I love coconut! If you like, I have a link party on Thursdays and I'd love for you to join! Http:// Any type of food posts are welcome! Sarah

  6. These look delicious! My kiddies will love these! Thanks so much for coming to Heavenly Treats Sunday!

  7. I love coconut and these sound delish. Thanks for sharing at Creative Thursday

  8. Yum these look good! I love coconut! Oh how cute is your puppy!

  9. Love little Rex and these yummy coconut treats! Thanks for sharing all your awesome recipes this week at the {what's shakin' link party}!!

  10. MMM delicious. I love coconut. I was looking for a few different recipes to bake for a breakfast party at work. I think these will be prefect. Thanks for sharing.


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