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[Recipe] Coconut Apricot Bars

Make healthful snacking simple with this tasty and easy-to-make recipe.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup soy milk
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup gluten-free cake flour
  • ¾ cup coconut sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup toasted coconut butter
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 ½ cup shredded coconut

Roasted coconut butter is a nut butter alternative made from and roasted coconut flakes and is gluten- and dairy-free and ideal for vegans.

Toppings

  • ½ cup smooth apricot jam
  • Shredded coconut

Shredded coconut is usually long thin strips or strands of dried grated coconut. These bigger pieces tend to retain more moisture than desiccated coconut, which is finely ground coconut.

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Dissolve the baking powder in the soy milk.
  3. Add the coconut, flour, oats, sugar, salt, and cinnamon into a big mixing bowl.
  4. Melt the coconut butter, add in the honey, and baking powder mixture and whisk well.
  5. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix well.
  6. Press onto a parchment paper-lined square baking tin, smear on the smooth apricot jam and sprinkle on the shredded coconut.
  7. Bake for 10-15 minutes until brown.

Author: Pedro van Gaalen

When he’s not writing about sport or health and fitness, Pedro is probably out training for his next marathon or ultra-marathon. He’s worked as a fitness professional and as a marketing and comms expert. He now combines his passions in his role as managing editor at Fitness magazine.

When he's not writing about sport or health and fitness, Pedro is probably out training for his next marathon or ultra-marathon. He's worked as a fitness professional and as a marketing and comms expert. He now combines his passions in his role as managing editor at Fitness magazine.

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