how to bake with coconut oil

Chocolate Graham Cracker Cupcakes with Cookie Dough Frosting

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Cupcakes have become my all-time favorite dessert over the past year. To me, there’s nothing better than the combination of cake and icing. Creating new cupcake flavors based on seasons is so much fun to me! Since the hot summer weather is upon us, s’mores cupcakes seemed appropriate to make for a get together I have coming up this weekend, but these have a twist to them. Instead of the traditional marshmallow frosting, I decided to make a cookie dough frosting which compliments the chocolate graham cracker cake perfectly. I have had problems in the past with my cakes coming [...]

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Homemade Zucchini Bread

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I love baking but unfortunately I don’t get to do it as much as I may like to. When I do have the rare opportunity, I take advantage and make some delicious recipes. A favorite dish of mine to bake is zucchini bread! I love the flavor and the simplicity of making it. With mother’s day coming up I am looking forward to making this recipe for my own mother. I feel that the personal “gifts” are the ones that are most appreciated! Ingredients: Kelapo Coconut Oil Cooking Spray 3 cups of all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking [...]

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Gluten-Free Coconut Almond Cookies

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With my obsession for all things coconut, I’ve been in the mood to make a cookie with shredded coconut that was light, yet packed with flavor. After searching through some recipes, I decided to put together a coconut almond cookie that came out absolutely delicious. Instead of using butter, I did an easy substitution for coconut oil in a 1:1 ratio. The subtitle nutty flavor of the coconut oil, along with the shredded coconut and almond extract all blended together perfectly – yum! As a tip, you’ll want to make sure that the coconut oil for the recipe is softened. [...]

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