DIY chocolate-coconut bars

DIY chocolate-coconut bars

Based on 14 ratings
Vanessa Pass

Vanessa Pass

Food Editor at Kitchen Stories

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
190
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
31¼ g
shredded coconut
50 ml
condensed milk (sweetened)
¼ tsp
vanilla extract
25 g
milk chocolate
12½ g
dark chocolate
MetricImperial

Utensils

baking pan, bowl, parchment paper, rubber spatula, cutting board, knife, pastry brush, pot, wire rack, heatproof bowl

How-To Videos

how-to-melt-chocolate

How to melt chocolate

homemade-vanilla-extract

Homemade vanilla extract

Nutrition per serving

Cal279
Protein5 g
Fat18 g
Carb24 g
  • Step 1/3

    Add shredded coconut, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla extract to a bowl and stir to combine. Transfer mixture to a parchment-lined baking pan and smooth out. Refrigerate for at least 2 hrs.
    • 31¼ g shredded coconut
    • 50 ml condensed milk
    • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
    • baking pan
    • bowl
    • parchment paper
    • rubber spatula

    Add shredded coconut, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla extract to a bowl and stir to combine. Transfer mixture to a parchment-lined baking pan and smooth out. Refrigerate for at least 2 hrs.

  • Step 2/3

    Once the mixture is firm, remove from baking pan and cut into equal-sized pieces.
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Once the mixture is firm, remove from baking pan and cut into equal-sized pieces.

  • Step 3/3

    Roughly chop milk and dark chocolate and add to a heatproof bowl. Set over a pot with simmering water and melt chocolate while stirring. Let cool down. Transfer coconut bars to a wire rack. Brush the topsides of the bars with melted chocolate, then refrigerate for approx. 10 min. to firm up. Remove from fridge and turn the bars upside down. Brush with remaining melted chocolate until all sides are coated. Let set for approx. 1 hr.  Enjoy!
    • 25 g milk chocolate
    • 12½ g dark chocolate
    • pastry brush
    • pot
    • wire rack
    • heatproof bowl

    Roughly chop milk and dark chocolate and add to a heatproof bowl. Set over a pot with simmering water and melt chocolate while stirring. Let cool down. Transfer coconut bars to a wire rack. Brush the topsides of the bars with melted chocolate, then refrigerate for approx. 10 min. to firm up. Remove from fridge and turn the bars upside down. Brush with remaining melted chocolate until all sides are coated. Let set for approx. 1 hr. Enjoy!

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