How To Toast Coconut

Find out how to toast coconut in a skillet, the oven, and the microwave. It works great for cakes, pies, and a lot more! 


– 1 -2 cups sweetened shredded coconut or sweetened coconut flake


Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Layer coconut evenly on a large baking sheet.  Bake at 350°F (177°C) for 8-12 minutes, stirring occasionally to brown coconut evenly. 

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When lightly browned, remove the coconut from the oven and cool on the baking sheet.

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TO TOAST THE COCONUT IN THE MICROWAVE: – Spread coconut evenly in a microwave-safe baking dish. Stir coconut after 30 seconds in high microwave. After the coconut lightly browns, microwave for 15-20 seconds, stirring well.

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Use oven mitts to remove the dish from the microwave after 4-6 minutes of lightly browning the coconut. transfer to wire rack to cool completely. 

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also see

also see

Coconut Cream Pie Recipe