How to Toast Coconut (3 Ways)

An in-depth tutorial on how to toast coconut flakes three different ways — In the microwave, on the stovetop, and in the oven. You decide which way is best for you!

how to toast coconut flakes on the stovetop, in the microwave, and in the ovenHow to toast coconut flakes

There are a few recipes on my blog that call for toasted coconut. White chocolate chips with coconut being the most popular one but I also use it for the nest on top of my chocolate Easter cake!

I love the nutty aroma of toasted coconut and favor the crispness that’s added to the flakes. You should know by now, I’m all about texture when it comes to any type of food.

There are actually several different ways to go about toasting coconut and each method will yield you entirely different results. My absolute favorite is to use the oven but I’ll let you decide which one is best for you.

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