Coconut pyramids

Coconut pyramids
Small coconut cakes, golden, crusty, and soft inside.
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

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For 10 Coconuts pyramids, you will need:
  • 1 dessicated coconut 125 g dessicated coconut
  • 2 caster sugar 90 g caster sugar
  • 3 Egg 1 Egg
  • Total weight: 265 grams

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
49 min.49 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 2 min.
Coconut pyramids
Preheat oven to 180°C or 356°F.

In a bowl, pour 90 g caster sugar and 1 Egg.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Coconut pyramids
Beat to mix.

Stage 3
Coconut pyramids
Do it quickly, stop as soon as it is well mixed.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Coconut pyramids
Add 125 g dessicated coconut.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Coconut pyramids
Then mix with your hand or a spatula.

Stage 6
Coconut pyramids
Stop as soon as evenly mixed.

Stage 7 - 20 min.
Coconut pyramids
Form pyramids: take small amounts of dough and put on a baking sheet, form into pyramid shapes with a narrow base (they will spread during cooking).

You can also make little balls, or use a forcing bag.

Stage 8 - 20 min.
Coconut pyramids
Put in the oven for about 20 minutes (it depends on the size). They should be golden and crusty on the outside, but still soft inside.

Stage 9
Coconut pyramids
Leave to cool on a wire rack.
You can add a half teaspoon of rum to the egg if you like it.

For almond pyramids, use ground almonds instead of coconut (but it's not quite as good, and less golden when baked).
Several days in a closed metal box.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
587 Kcal or 2,458 Kj12 gr113 gr10 gr
29 %5 %11 %1 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
221 Kcal or 925 Kj5 gr43 gr4 gr
11 %2 %4 %1 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
59 Kcal or 247 Kj1 gr11 gr1 gr
3 %<1 %1 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 10 Coconuts pyramids : 0.87 €
  • Per Coconut pyramids : 0.09 €

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Note: Be careful, these prices are only an estimate, you can consult the table of prices by ingredients used for this estimate.
This recipe uses (among others)
Dessicated coconutDessicated coconut: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Coconut tuiles, Coconut paste, Coconut sweetcrust pastry, Coconut "croute à thé", ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Stewed rhubarb, Fraisier (French strawberry cake), Chocolate and vanilla crème brûlée, Elsa's Comtoise galette, Plum and almond panna cotta, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mayonnaise, "BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits, Potato tortilla (Spanish omelette), Sweet pastry, Moist chocolate cake, ... All
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