How do I use coconut butter? This is a question I’m asked quite often! Below is a list of 25 ways to use coconut butter in your kitchen!
Coconut butter is one of the most unique foods I’ve used in my kitchen. It’s not an oil (some think it’s the same as coconut oil, which it isn’t) and it’s a little grittier than nut butter. It is a delicious creamy blend of coconut meat that can be used in heaps of recipes.
Over the years I’ve received several emails from readers asking me how I use up my coconut butter in my kitchen. We use it as a replacement for nut butter for toast or sandwiches and I like to use it to create delicious treats for my family.
Coconut Butter is made from raw dried shredded coconut. When you puree the shredded coconut the oil and meat mix together and turn into a butter spread. You must use shredded coconut that has not been defatted. Pure dried shredded coconut will make perfect coconut butter. If you’re a visual person can you can find my coconut butter recipe here.
If you’d rather purchase coconut butter you can find it online or at your local health food store. You’ll find it under other names like coconut spread, coconut manna and coconut cream concentrate. This is the brand I use.
How To Use
As I mentioned above, many people like to use it as a spread for toast or on sandwiches. I personally like to eat it right off the spoon. When my daughter first started eating solids I would carry a jar of it with me to give her as a snack when we were out. Naomi loved coconut butter as a baby. I wasn’t sure if it was a good food to give her at the time, but I later found out that Dr. Thomas Cowan recommended it for babies (note: the original article is no longer available on his website. I have linked the article via waybackmachine for those who are interested in reading it. .
Another food worth mentioning is coconut butter, which should be started in the first month that the child is eating food. Coconut oil is nature’s richest source of Lauric acid, one of the predominant fats in human breast milk. This valuable fat helps protect the child against fungal and viral infections, thereby giving them a chance to build up their natural immunities.
25 Ways To Use Coconut Butter
Below is a collection of 25 amazing recipes that call for coconut butter. I’ve tested several of these recipes and have thoroughly enjoyed them!