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How To Toast Coconut In the Oven

Baking in the oven will give you deep golden coconut that’s wonderfully fragrant. This is the best method for making large batches. It also makes the whole house smell great.

Author Good Living Guide


  • Flaked or shredded Coconut


  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F.

  2. Cover your baking sheet with parchment paper or baking paper.
  3. Spread the flaked or shredded coconut on the sheet.
  4. Bake for three minutes.
  5. Use spatula to stir the flakes.
  6. Continue baking, checking the coconut every three to four minutes, until coconut turns light golden brown. Keep checking to make sure the coconut doesn't burn. It usually takes under 15 minutes to toast the full batch.