How to Use Up the Last of Your Shredded Coconut

April 11, 2016

If you’re not in the regular practice of cooking with shredded coconut, the remaining scoops left in the bag will loom like Monday morning in your pantry. But coconut is a lot more versatile than we might give it credit for. Double-check to see if it’s sweetened or unsweetened, and then use it in these recipes:

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  • ktr
  • Katrina Shoenthal
    Katrina Shoenthal
Writing and cooking in Brooklyn.


ktr April 12, 2016
I remember reading a while back about infusing vinegar with coconut.
Katrina S. April 11, 2016
I add unsweetened coconut to my butternut squash soup along with some dried cranberries, it is delicious!