If you've never had coconut butter before, then you are in for a real treat! If you have and you are put off by the high price in stores, then you will be very happy to see how economical & easy it is to make for yourself.
Coconut butter (also known as 'mana') is a delicious and healthy spread that can serve many uses. It is healthy and delicious as it is by the spoonful, great as a replacement for regular butter or spreads on toast & crackers, makes a great frosting for baked goods and is even good as a frozen treat. You will find numerous ways to incorporate this tasty & magical butter!
How To Make Coconut Butter (Vegan, Gluten Free)
Makes: approx. 1/2 cup
1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut (I use Bob's Red Mill)
In a food processor, blend shredded coconut for 10-15 minutes whilst scraping down sides with a spatula every few minutes until you have a satisfactory creamy consistency.
Store at room temperature in a jar with a tightly fitting lid (keeps for a month or so). It is normal for the oil to separate, just stir before use.
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