The Most Tastiest Traditional Coconut Drops

if you enjoy the taste and texture of the sweet coconut meat, you will definitely prefer this traditional coconut drops recipe.  The best way I could describe these is “coconutty”. They are also a lot better to eat when you consider fiber content.

Traditional Coconut Drops

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time:15 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Course: Breads

Cuisine: Caribbean

Servings: 8

Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)

Keywords: coconut drops, coconut buns


  • 2 cups grated coconut
  • 1 cup all purpose flour packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated or brown sugar
  • 1 tsp aluminum-free baking powder
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp coconut essence
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla essence
  • 1 small egg


  • Preheat the oven to about 400 degrees F.
  • Sift together the flour, baking powder, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add the coconut.
  • Cut in the butter and mix into the flour. Add the essence to the egg and beat lightly.
  • Make a well in the middle of the flour and add the liquid. Mix into a stiff dough.
  • Drop about 2-tablespoon full of dough on a well greased sheet.
  • Bake for about 15 minutes or until golden in the oven at a lower temperature, 200 degrees F.
  • Remove and leave to cool before serving. Bake for approximately 15 minutes

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