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Coconut tuiles

A recipe from cooking-ez.com
282K4.7 October 13th 2010
Coconut tuiles
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For 30 tuiles, you will need:

Times:

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
50 min.10 min.12 min.1 hour 12 min.

Step by step recipe

1Blend 30 g dessicated coconut and ½ teaspoon flour to obtain a fine powder.Coconut tuiles : etape 25
2Melt 30 g butter in a pan over low heat. Remove from heat, add 50 g icing sugar and mix.Coconut tuiles : etape 25
3Add the powdered coconut and mix again.Coconut tuiles : etape 25
4Finish by adding 1 egg white and mix well.

The mixture is ready. Put in the refrigerator to wait.

Preheat oven to 180°C (360°F).
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5Cut out a circle stencil of about 7 cm (3") diameter from a piece of card or plastic.Coconut tuiles : etape 25
6Place a sheet of slicone or cooking parchment on a baking sheet.

Place the circle on this sheet and pour 1 teaspoonful of mixture in the centre.
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7Spread the mixture out carefully over the circle with a palette knife, while holding the circle still with your other hand.

The thickness of the finished tuile depends on the amount of mixture: the more you use, the thicker your tuile will be.
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8Then lift off the circle and admire your lovely coconut tuile to be...

Place the circle on the sheet again, leaving a space between tuiles, and repeat the operation.
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9For more explanation, see this small video.Click to watch the video
10Continue until all the mixture has been used, then put in the oven...Coconut tuiles : etape 25
11...for about 10 minutes, or until the tuiles take on a lovely colour.Coconut tuiles : etape 25
12Unstick the tuiles from the sheet while still hot, and place to cool on a rack.

If you'd like to give them the true tuile shape, leave them to cool pressed over something cylindrical, like a glass or a bottle laid on its side.
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Remarks

The tuiles must be kept in an airtight tin, otherwise they will go soft rapidly. Unfortunately they only keep well for a day or two.
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January 29th 2022.