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Coconut cookies

Coconut and chocolate cookiesWhat’s worst than Mondays? I’ll tell you what! A monday without something sweet to eat!

I like this cookies recipe because it’s easy, it’s quick and can definitely make your day!

You only have on hand:

  • 150g salted butter
  • 80g light brown muscovado sugar
  • 80g granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 225g plain flour
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 100g of milk chocolate chips
  • 100 gr of grated dried coconut
  • 1 tablespoon of warm milk

Preheat the oven at 180 degrees.

Mix together butter and the two sugars until all together. If your butter is cold, it may be a bit crumbly now, but it’s ok. Add the egg, the vanilla, salt and bicarbonate and mix to incorporate everything.
It’s now the time to add the flour, the choc chips and the coconut...

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Nutella and coconut cupcakes

cocco e nutella

cocco e nutella

In my life I’ve tried to mix nutella with pretty much everything, but there is something that seem to work every single time with it and this is Coconut. Maybe is for the buttery base of both ingredients, I don’t know. The only thing I know is that here you have another great recipe ready to try!!

You’ll need:

  • 150 gr Self raising flour sifted
  • 150 gr Softened salted butter
  • 50 gr of dried coconut
  • 150gr of caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract (Use the dark one, real vanilla extract, not the clear one witch is only flavouring)

For your Icing:

  • 150 gr of softened  unsalted butter (I usually use lurpack unsalted butter because is whitest butter I’ve found in UK until now!)
  • 100 gr of nutella + a couple of spoon for the filling (+ the remaining of the jar for yo...
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