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Coquitos. Easy, simple and delicious dessert recipe

25 mayo, 2021

Is coquitos recipe It is a mouthful that is much appreciated after a copious meal, when you want to finish with a sweet but a piece of cake is excessive. They are also not cloying at all, so they perfectly fulfill the mission of leaving a good taste in the mouth.

The recipe was taught to me by my mother. She gives them the shape of a pyramid and has always prepared them to accompany the traditional panellets of the All Saints Festival. If you have children at home they will be delighted to help you shape these sticky little balls, I say it from experience.

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We start by placing the grated coconut, the sugar and the lemon zest in a bowl, and stir with a spoon so that everything is well integrated. Besides, we beat the egg and add it to the previous mixture.

step by step

Mix well, until the egg completely impregnates the rest of the ingredients. It is not a compact mass, but it crumbles. we’ll go taking pieces of dough and forming balls that we will be placing on a baking tray. Finally, cook for about fifteen minutes at 180ºC.

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With what to accompany the coquitos

This time I prepared half the dough of the coquitos recipeSimply double or triple the ingredients to get more coconut bites. It is worth doing quite a few because stored in an airtight container they are perfectly preserved. They are delicious accompanying the after-dinner coffee.

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