Coconut bars coated with dark chocolate

Coconut bars coated with dark chocolate (PHOTO: Drum)
Coconut bars coated with dark chocolate (PHOTO: Drum)
Prep Time: 20 min
Servings: Makes 8-10 bars or 24 squares
Cooking Time: Setting: 2-3hrs
Ingredients
  • 30ml - coconut mil
  • 60ml - coconut oil, melted
  • 500ml - desiccated coconut flakes
  • 100g - dark chocolate with high cocoa content, roughly chopped
  • 45ml - honey
  • 60ml - coconut oil
  • 200g - digestive biscuits
Method

Line a 35x13cm loaf tin with baking paper.

1 BASE

Put the biscuits in the bowl of a food processor and chop finely. Add the coconut oil and pulse until well combined. Tightly press the crumbs in a layer in the bottom of the loaf tin.

2   FILLING

Mix all the ingredients well and press onto the biscuit base.

3 TOPPING

Put the chocolate in a glass microwaveable bowl or jug and microwave for 30 seconds. Stir well and microwave for another 30 seconds. Stir again. If the chocolate still hasn’t melted, repeat the process.

4   Pour the chocolate over the coconut mixture and smooth the surface.  Transfer to the fridge and leave to set for 2-3 hours.

5 Carefully remove the mixture from the bread tin and cut into bars or squares. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.