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Coconut Chewies Recipe
|Plain flour||4 Ounce (About 100 Gram)|
|Soda bicarbonate||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Butter/Margarine||2 Ounce (About 50 Gram)|
|Desiccated coconut||4 Ounce (About 100 Gram)|
|Caster sugar||3 Ounce (About 75 Gram)|
|Golden syrup||3 Ounce (About 75 Gram)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2154 Calories from Fat 1098
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 128 g196.3%
Saturated Fat 96.2 g480.8%
Trans Fat 1.1 g
Cholesterol 121.9 mg
Sodium 2496.5 mg104%
Total Carbohydrates 246 g81.9%
Dietary Fiber 21.2 g84.8%
Sugars 123 g
Protein 17 g34.6%
Vitamin A 28.3% Vitamin C 2.8%
Calcium 7.7% Iron 23.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Sift the flour and bicarbonate of soda into a bowl.
Rub in the butter or margarine until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
Stir in the coconut and sugar, then bind to a soft dough with the syrup.
Divide the mixture into 25 and form each piece into a small ball the size of a walnut.
Place the coconut chews at intervals on the prepared baking trays, allowing room for them to spread.
Bake in a moderate oven (180C, 350F, gas 4) for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.
Allow the biscuits to cool on the trays for a minute before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.