And for the future does normal butter do the same thing in fudge or is there a difference? xox. With patience, It will likely keep longer! x. that tastes like mounds candy. What can I use instead when recipes call for coconut flakes? I spent about an hour! perfect recipe!! I spent over half an hour doing this in my Breville 12 cup mixer workhorse (BFP660). I’m interested in knowing if you can refrigerate it after you make it. It doesn’t work as a spreadable margerine since it is hard. Hi! You can still taste a little bit of grain but it’s still really good! ; Pro tips. Hi! Thanks. I have both ingredients but not a powerful blender so I need something I can make in my Nutribullet :(. If the blades stop catching the coconut at any point, stop the machine and scrape the coconut … Hi Malory! I have a question…I HATE coconut. We’re glad it turned out well! Any tips? In the meantime, maybe coconut butter? Thank you so much. Might just have to add some coconut oil or creamer coconut for a little liquids to use. So I started with the exact measured unsweetened coconut flakes. I’ll definitely be trying this! Q: Does this have any grit or texture, or is it completely creamy? Thanks for the recipe. I have a high powered professional food processor and Vitamix and after using both for 30 minutes, just dryclumps. Now I don’t need to anything more than just buying the coconut. My only problem is that it takes about ten minutes to get it all out of the blender. Use somewhere between 2 cups and 4 cups of shredded coconut, depending on the size of your food processor or high speed … I made this and it turned out great. Can I dip the vegan cake pop in this coconut butter and have the same result (or as close as can be) to a dipped cake pop? Puzzled. Store at room temperature up to 2 weeks (sometimes more). I think it turned out, since I’ve never had coconut butter before I’m unsure of the texture. That’ll work too right? Collective Noun For Bananas, Thank you!! Please see my reply, just above, to Jen’s question, which was essentially the same question as yours. Ninja processor is your problem. So maybe this butter, ricepowder, coconut oil and cacao butter would work- what do you think? Sad. Also, I find it easier to use more shredded coconut than less because then it kinda moves around itself without much stir needed. I make it with fresh coconut flesh but I dehydrate it first. THANK YOU !! Thanks for all your amazing recipes! Tried this with frozen coconut chunks in this ancient food processor I have. This is amazing!! I then added a pinch of salt, and dash of vanilla and maple syrup, processed for 30 more seconds and it turned into a dough-like texture which did not melt when I tried to heat it up. Coconut butter tastes and behaves very differently than regular butter. Just regular ‘ol unsweetened flaked or shredded coconut. As a final attempt I added it to the blender. We believe they are made through the same process. all i had was very finely cut coconut. Hi Michelle, it sounds like maybe your food processor isn’t powerful enough. They are unsweetened but courser than shredded. (Don’t over-salt!). Thank you! Well then, scoot right up next to me. The only unsweetened coconut was a dry powder. Thanks for sharing! This recipe worked like a charm. How to Choose a Mature Coconut: pick it up and shake it – it should feel heavy for its size and you should hear lots of water inside. So it turned into toasted coconut which actually gives the coconut butter a deep and rich flavour. It can take anywhere from 3-18 minutes, depending on desired smoothness and your machine. Don’t be so stuck on a recipe’s rediculous suggestions that you give up! Wishing you better luck next time! I tried this tonight in my 64oz. Let us outline the basic steps of how to make coconut butter: Measure 14 cups of coconut chips* (this is important, stay tuned!) This coconut butter recipe is so easy to make as it only uses 1 ingredient. Just made this using a vitamix! By now the flakes, that took up almost the whole bowl in the beginning, were shredded down to taking up only 2-3 cups. Yes! You could try adding more coconut. Delicious nonetheless:). Success! After some online research, I doubd out that I need to add at least 7 cups to my 8 cup ninja food processor. I used my vitamix and it turned out great. I have a Ascent Series and used the standard pitcher. That’s just a safe estimate. You don’t want to make the coconut butter from scratch in the blender though, you want to do it in the food processor as explained above, the blender is just for the final (totally optional, mostly cosmetic) smoothing step! Took 2 minutes, tops. Can I use Frozen coconut to make coconut butter? ** If you have difficulty making coconut butter, double check you are using a high powered blender and wide coconut chips, not desiccated coconut! We like to use coconut butter spread on slices of homemade bread just like you would with peanut or almond butter. It was not working in my Ninja food processor so I switched to the Ninja full sized blender and added two and a half bags (18 oz total) of the unsweetened shredded coconut and I FINALLY got it to work! In be beginning I used the tamper-thing to smush around the coconut flakes, and then just let the blender do it’s thing once it got to stage two. I’ll post the photos in Instagram and tag #minimalistbaker. Hi I have a very efficient food processor, blended it for 30 minutes and finally gave up. I gathered from the comments not to expect anything like super creamy butter but I don’t think I even got close. Janice, sorry you had trouble with your coconut butter. :). Then add more if needed. Thank you so much!! I purchased a fresh coconut. now i have a blob…and no ice cream to put it on, Okay, so I see this thread is old, but last (and first) time I made the Raw Oreos I was at my daughter’s in Florida and all she had was a blender. It needed to be tampered quite a while to get to the creamy stage. Or maybe the preservatives are interfering??? Made this as a frosting for the carrot cake (also from this website) and it complemented the flavours perfectly. Not quite a liquid but I gave it a few more minutes and I was finally to liquid stage. Very nice.Hard to keep to a tsp on toast. Turn food processor on. I wonder if using a small amount of coconut oil or coconut cream would help the ineffective equipment out?.?. Into the food processor, I add 500grams of dessicated coconut because my food processor is a bit big (has 3.7L capacity). Long story short. and at what temperature please? Buy whole coconuts, shell and shred through the omega, dry in oven at 170 or ( toss and watch carefully unless you don’t mind toasted coconut butterhich will turn out a tan color, but is just as tasty) or dehydrator, then follow instructions as Louise noted. (How bout a Runner’s recipe line up? An easy 1-ingredient, 10-minute recipe for how to make coconut butter at home! Let us know if you give it a try! It would get stopped up after a few seconds so it took a while to get it nice and creamy, but it worked! Hoping it’s the regular one :-). Try adding more coconut flakes. Jenny, what size is your food processor? You will not be subscribed to our newsletter list. Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Series Intel Core I7-7500u, Update: added ~1 T liquid coconut oil and it returned to usable texture. Maybe it’s not powerful enough or perhaps you didn’t add enough coconut flakes to help it form into a butter. Alternatively, if you have some time, you can use the ‘freezer’ method. Had to scrape frequently, but the recipe worked well! Tried Ninja blender. I just made this butter, I used a whole pack (250g) shredded coconut. Purchased less than $5.00 of organic unsweetened shredded coconut from the bins at Whole Foods. Great idea, Kirstyn! I also wanted it to be creamy; therefore, I threw it in my Vita-Mix and So sorry to hear that was your experience, Hwasa! Hello and thanks for this. Then as the oil gets released with the heat from the blender the mixture turns thicker and creamier until it finally  resembles a thick creamy liquid. Hope that helps! Enjoy the coconut water as is with ice or use it in smoothies or other recipes. Love your recipes! Then I added sugar and vanilla and it went right back to clumpy and never returned to liquid again. I had no idea how much I was going to enjoy this when I made it – thanks so much for publishing it I live in a small community and was finding it difficult to purchase. At first, it felt like nothing was happening, but about 5-6 mins later, the flakes started to break down and a little bit longer… we have butter!! I absolutely love it on baked potatoes. So, everyone – if you have a food processor use that. Definitely try adding more and using a blender and seeing how it works. Perhaps try that next time? I forgot the pinch of salt and wished I had of remembered… but I was just so excited! UnsweetenedWholesomeCreamyRichSuper coconuttyDelicious& So easy to make. If you give it a go though, report back on how it goes! So excited to use this and to be able to make it at home so easily and inexpensively. I used the milling blade and filled my cup to capacity with the flakes. Thanks for the recipe! We haven’t had success making it in a blender, unfortunately. It turns into concrete;). We aren’t familiar with that product. I always think it does a great job. Depending on the temperature of your home, it will likely harden once cooled. I have a magimix 5200xl and i used 300g of coconut , which gave a depth of about 2″, which is sufficient for the blender to work on comfortably. Fill up with shredded coconut than blend. Let us know how it goes! Hope that helps! Do you think that prevented it from turning into butter? I am surprised it wasn’t mentioned in the above reply in February 2019, but there is a very similar recipe to make coconut butter using toasted, unsweetened, flaked coconut–right here on Bakerita. Better to add more coconut or oil. because of this, the blender worked perfectly for me!! If you try this recipe, let us know! Greetings , I make keto chocolate melting cocoa butter & cocoa paste add stevita and coconut cream . I’m a single mom. Hello! I have a wonderful hand crank food processor, put my coconut in it and it just churned this into pulp. Try adding more coconut flakes. Sue Lerdo, Cheers, friends! Be sure to use regular, unsweetened shredded coconut, because low-fat or added-sugar varieties don’t tend to work as well.. Sure! Hi Shruti! Prob took about 10 mins or less. Thanks for the reply. And you will need to take breaks to scrape down the sides of the food processor. The difference between coconut butter and coconut oil. Worked perfectly in Vitamix, but you have to use enough coconut flakes so you can use the tamper to push down on the mixture, otherwise you have to stop, push coconut down into blades with spatula, and restart dozens of times. I followed directions using organic shredded coconut. Hi Dana. I do use coconut oil which doesn’t seem to have a strong coconut flavor at all. Have you happened to notice if anyone has said what kind of pitcher they are using on the vitamix? Ive never liked icing, but my life changed the first time I tried coconut butter as a replacement. This one beat me. I only had a bag of 8.8oz of shredded coconut, so I had to use something small, but strong and sharp, to blend it… found my Magic Bullet. After about 20 minutes, I had to let my food processor cool down! I am currently looking for a white “chocolate” option for a vegan cake pop. I found out that if you rub coconut butter on your body before doing it in the bed your next child will have the wisdom of Gandhi and The tits of kasturba. Hi, can I use fresh coconut or should it be dry n desiccated from a packet? Please! Good luck. Thanks for the recipe! Depends in the type, age, of flakes as well as how good the machine is. Still nothing but wet coconut. This is the recipe for you. But I speculate you could also use any unsweetened shredded coconut you can find. I added about 8 tbsps of water by now and it’s forever just spinning in my processor nowhere near a butter! Not wanting it to go to waste, I added some cocoa and sugar and salt, and now I have this fascinating spread (?) I end up with about a cup of delicious, almost liquidy coconut butter. Also can we freeze this? We have not tried, and can’t say for sure. So THANK YOU for both the Carrot Cake recipe and this icing..and Happy Birthday!! There may be too much moisture. (For reference I started in my Ninja bullet/cup blender because I didn’t want to pull out my vitamix and it wasn’t looking promising. 2-3 cups of coconut gave me 1/2 cup of butter. I did have to scrap the sides once or twice. Oooo, I have never tried coconut butter before because it’s fairly expensive, for something I don’t even know if I like, but thanks for letting us know how to make it. (I was putting the spatula through the opening in the pusher.) Just wondering..Inhave leftover sweetened shredded coconut. I’ve just made it and it came out perfect! So easy! Forget buying 15 dollar jars!! It is similar to peanut butter, where the ground peanuts turn into a luscious nut butter. How many cups is yours? I love this healthy fudge recipe made with coconut butter. certainly not butter. The processor got hot to the touch and the coconut started to steam. It’s like a high speed blender but it can also make good nut butters etc. How long will this butter last in the fridge? Used my 64 oz Ninja (Blender/food processor/bullet). I’m at my wit’s end. I’m not sure if it would work with sweetened coconut as we have only tried with unsweetened! Let me know how it goes! It’s better to use a powerful blender (I used a Vitamix) for this recipe.If you do, the coconut butter … Hi! threw it in the food processor. I used the Trader Joe’s organic unsweetened coconut flakes. Hmm, sounds like it may just be an issue with your food processor. Not fresh, not low fat, not sweetened, not toasted. I used about 3.5 cups of shredded unsweetened coconut from the bulk bin at my local natural food store. Going to incorporate the rest of the bag now that the volume blended down to maybe 1/4 of the pitcher. I thought maybe the blades didn’t have enough material to work with. OR, take the lid off and microwave in 20 second increments until it’s runny again. I’ had to add up to 3 teaspoons. Marina June 22, 2010 at 9:48 am. You can use anything to blend your butter. What do you think ? Do you think this could be used as an egg substitute for cookies (rather than apple sauce or pumpkin puree)? I was wondering though, if I could toast the flakes first as I’ve tried a coconut butter made from toasted coconut (store-bought) in the distant past and it was scrumptious. Thanks so much! Worked like a charm in my vitamix. Coconut Butter From Scratch. Thanks for the recipe. I have a mediocre machine and do 12 oz bag of Publix greenwise unsweetened and it takes between 7 and 12 minutes. Xo. The R-oreos are really delicious!!! Lastly- Don’t refrigerate it! If you can help sort of my kinks that would be great because I’d like to make these again. Someone threw it away where I live and placed it on the “free” table. It’s brand new and after 6 minutes it finally shut itself off. Would you mind sharing which one you used? I also added one or two tablespoons of coconut oil, that seemed to help. Hi Nancy, We’ve heard mixed reviews on the Ninja blender / processor being able to churn the coconut into “butter.”, I made the coconut butter with my Philips 300W Pro Mix Titanium blender and it worked! It’s perfect for snacking on straight out of the jar, but also pairs well with things like baked sweet potatoes, ice cream, smoothies, muffins, banana bread, waffles, pancakes, and more! Sadly, my first attempt with dessicated coconut and a 600w food processor was a failure. Should I use a little coconut oil? I also used unsweetened flakes, not dessicated. Just made the super seedy sunflower seed butter a couple weeks ago and now the coconut butter. Do you have some suggestions? It refuses to liquify. Otherwise I fear your food processor may not be powerful enough…. Simply add a little water to a saucepan and bring it to simmer, then place glass jar in there without the lid on until it melts. Molly Milley - August 17 . You can dry the fresh coconut either on a baking sheet in the oven at the very lowest temperature, or even outside in the sun. The coconut should go through three stages on its way to turning into butter. We’d love to see what you come up with. It broke down into small shredded particles but never even slightly got creamy. It is supposed to be smooth? teddys peanut butter or use silicone molds. Typically coffee grinders don’t do well with wet/oily ingredients. I personally had no trouble making it in a blender. Maybe your processor did not have enough power. Glad I could try it out with a couple of dollars worth of coconut flakes instead. I will try again. Hmm, we’ve never tried that! Disappointed I wasted so much coconut. It does not work–must be unsweetened. I thought I would have to go out and buy it for this chocolate fat bomb I am making. It looked like it was working well at first, I had liquid butter after processing for ~5 minutes. I used unsweetened shredded coconut flakes from trader joes and a food processor, but it didn’t work for me. Please help!! I don’t think adding water helps, it does the opposite I thought when making butters. Hi! After a few more minutes, it started looking even better, and even resembled coconut butter. It’s incredibly easy but takes patience! I’m so excited to try your recipes. How-to Make Coconut Butter: Start with a quality brand of unsweetened organic shredded dehydrated coconut. How to make coconut butter. So glad I tried it because I haven’t been able to find coconut butter very easily. Hello! Thank you for this amazing recipe! It comes out good ,I use cupcake parchment and add an interior layer of org. The next important part is equipment! My kitty kept bugging me while I was washing the jar…he liked it too! I then switched to the regular blade and let it run into a beautiful smooth butter. I was planning to use it to substitute for the pumpkin puree in your sugar cookie recipe. It took about 10-15 minutes of this before it turned into butter. It takes about 2 minutes. Bad points- I blended it too long on my final hurrah; it’s coconut milk. I added a bit of coconut cream, to thin it (probably the food processor I have is less powerful) and also some agave syrup, as my friends like their sweets, sweeyt! My only guess is that the shredded coconut I had was too dry? The finished butter will seem runny, but when you taste it the texture will be like thick, sticky, slightly grainy peanut butter. Wow! I used my Vitamix, it worked great! It still didn’t get creamy, just made lumps from the milk. I have fat bombs on my To Do list today :). I put it on toast which was wonderful. 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