Coconut sugar

What is coconut sugar and where can you buy it?

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Discover what coconut sugar is, where to shop for it, and how to use it in our ingredient glossary

What is coconut sugar?

Coconut sugar is sugar that comes from the sap of a coconut palm. It is produced mainly in Southeast Asia by heating the sap until it reduces, leaving a caramel-coloured sugar behind. It is similar in flavour to brown sugar.

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Where to buy coconut sugar

Biona Organic Coconut Palm Sugar, £2.99/250g, Ethical Superstore

Sevenhills Wholefoods Organic Coconut Sugar, £5.99/500g, Amazon

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Coconut sugar recipes

Self-saucing caramel-coconut pudding

Once this pudding goes in the oven, the dense, coconut-crumbed top rises to the surface while a molten, vanilla-scented caramel sauce is created underneath.

Caramel Self-Saucing Pudding Recipe with Coconut