African Coconut Truffle

    African Coconut Truffle

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    About this recipe: Flour and coconut made into a dough and baked. This Nigerian dish, popularly called "Shuku Shuku" is a favourite with children of all ages.

    Serves: 14 

    • 100g desiccated coconut
    • 50g caster sugar
    • 3 egg yolks
    • 60g self-raising flour

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C.
    2. Mix together the coconut, sugar and egg yolks to form a stiff dough-like consistency. Take a little of the mixture and squeeze into balls about 2.5cm (1 in) in diameter, coat with the flour and arrange on a baking tray.
    3. Place on the middle shelf of preheated oven and bake until golden, usually about 20 minutes.

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