Posts Tagged ‘Coconut Butter’

Homemade Coconut Butter!

May 5, 2011

Did you know that you could make a “butter” with coconut the same way that you can make nut butter? Well, you can, and it is delicious.

And it is relatively inexpensive. A bag of coconut (about 6 ounces) cost me less than $2 and made about 3/4 cup of coconut butter.

Making it in a Cuisinart mini prep machine took very little time, too.

You can bake with it (although I haven’t tried that yet), but it is not the same as coconut oil. While coconut oil is pure oil, coconut butter has coconut fiber in it. Although some pure coconut oil will eventually rise to the top (as with all homemade nut butters), I don’t know how to completely separate the fiber from the oil. (more…)