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A question about a recipe: Coconut Spelt Scones With Blueberries

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I have a question about the recipe "Coconut Spelt Scones With Blueberries" from Eat Already!. Can't locate unsweetened coconut flakes... will scones be too sweet if I use sweetened?

asked by Phyllis over 2 years ago
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Monita

Monita is a Recipe Tester for Food52

added over 2 years ago

Have you tried looking in a health food store for unsweetened flakes? They really would be better,

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added over 2 years ago

The scones are not very sweet to begin with, so I believe it will be ok to use sweetened flakes

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added over 2 years ago

you could always reduce the sugar in the recipe, or increase the amount of salt if you're worried. but 1/4 cup brown sugar isn't a lot so it shouldn't be too troublesome...

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