Coconut Bake


  • 2 cups flour, 3/4 teaspoon salt.
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder.
  • 1 oz margarine.
  • 3/4 cup grated coconut.
  • 2 tablespoons sugar, 2/3 cup water.


  • Sift flour, salt and baking powder into a bowl.
  • Rub in the butter/margarine, then stir in sugar and grated coconut.
  • Add water, and mix into a firm dough.
  • Turn out onto floured board, knead lightly, shape into a ball.
  • Leave covered for 20-30 minutes.
  • Press into the center and using a rolling pin, roll into a circular shape about 3/4″ thick. Decorate the dough using a fork.
  • Preheat oven to 350º F.
  • Put onto a flat, greased baking sheet and bake till brown for about 20-30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Cut into desired shape 2-3 inches wide.
  • Serve hot, attractively arranged on a flat dish.

Note: Baking can be done on a baking iron surface over a burner of the stove. The bake must be occasionally turned over , in order to get an even brown colour on both sides.

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