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BongMom Cookbook Giveaway Winner & Chocolate Coconut cookies

Drumrolls please, we have a lucky winner for Sandeepa’s book “BongMom CookBook” and the winner is Kusum Rohra

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Kusum, knowing you I know you will enjoy the book and this will also give us a chance to catch up on that long overdue coffee/lunch.

And to celebrate such a good news, I have for you some chocolate coconut cookies. I love love love chocolate and coconut together, I also make a chocolate and tender coconut mousse which is quite a hit with people I know so I was fairly confident about these cookies when I tried the flavour combination the first time but the recent surpassed my expectations. These were delightfully good, crunchy and chocolately

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Recipe – Chocolate Coconut Cookies 

Makes 20-24 cookies

What I used

  • 100 grams dark chocolate chopped
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups desiccated coconut

How I made it

  • In a double boiler or in a microwave on low power, melt the chocolate. Set aside to cool to room temperature.
  • Then, in a large bowl, lightly whisk the egg whites. We do not need to form peaks here, just whisked till they are frothy.
  • Add the cocoa, sugar, salt, and vanilla extract and whisk to combine them together.
  • Fold in the coconut and melted chocolate, making sure the coconut is completely coated with the chocolate mixture.
  • Cover the bowl with a cling film and refrigerate for about one hour or so.
  • Preheat oven to 165 C and line two baking sheets with parchment paper or better still use Silpat
  • Place one heaping tablespoons of the batter on the baking sheet leaving about 2 inches in between for the space for them to rise/expand.
  • Bake for about 13-15 minutes until they are shiny and just beginning to get set, they will harden when you cool them so don’t wait for them to completely set in the oven
  • Cool on a wire rack and then pack in an airtight container. They stay well till 2 weeks that is if they last so long

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One comment on “BongMom Cookbook Giveaway Winner & Chocolate Coconut cookies

  1. BongMom
    July 17, 2013

    Congrats Kusum. hope you enjoy the book

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