The Raw Chocolate Co. Coconut Palm Sugar 230g

The Raw Chocolate Co. Coconut Palm Sugar 230g

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Coconut palm sugar - tiny titans of flavour & nutrition.

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Our Price £3.59 (£1.56 per 100g)  
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More about The Raw Chocolate Co. Coconut Palm Sugar

Organic coconut sugar is a low GI sugar sustainably harvested from the coconut palm flower for it's delicious nectar.It has a GI level of just 35. This low glycemic value means that it is beneficial to diabetics and people watching their weight. It is also low in fructose, even though it is taken from the sap of a coconut tree.
Contains essential vitamins & amino acids, it resembles brown sugar and has a rich, rounded, caramel sweetness a bit like butterscotch. Use as a substitute for white or brown sugar. Coconut Sugar is definitely the healthier choice nutritionally as it offers a rich supply of mineral salts, B vitamins and amino acids - this is part of the reason that it is gaining popularity among health gurus. In fact many cultures throughout history have valued it for its health benefits.

Usage

Coconut Sugar can be used in the same proportion as sugar in cooking and has a low melt temperature and a high burn temperature which makes it a useful ingredient. It doesn't turn food brown when cooking either, but does give a caramel, butterscotch type flavour.

Ingredients

Organic coconut palm sugar.

Nutritional Information

Per 100g
Energy 2000kJ/480kcal, Protein 1.5g, Carbohydrates 97g of which sugars 97g, of which sucrose 84g, Fat 0g of which saturates 0g, Fibre 0g, Sodium 0g, Calcium 63g, magnesium 3.7mg.

Recipe

Apple & Chocolate Chip Muffins from Christine Bailey

Delicious, moist muffins these are gluten free and perfect as a healthy snack. Instead of muffins you can spoon the mixture into a cake tin. Make it dairy free by using dairy free chocolate chips

Makes 1 cake: serves 10

Ingredients
4 eggs
115g coconut sugar
1tsp vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
200g, 1 small courgette grated
2 small apples grated
200g ground almonds
150g gluten free flour mix
40g cocoa powder
1tbsp baking powder, gluten free
115g / 4oz plain chocolate chips

Method:
Preheat the oven to 180°C, gas mark 4.
Grease and line a 20cm / 8inch cake tin or line 10 muffin tins with cases
In a bowl beat together eggs, coconut sugar and vanilla. Stir in the courgette and apple
In a separate bowl mix together the remaining ingredients.
Stir in the courgette mixture.
Spoon the batter into muffin cases or the cake tin.
If baking muffins bake for 20-25 minutes or until firm – the cake will need 35-40minutes.
Cool on a wire rack until cold

Manufacturers Web Site

www.therawchocolatecompany.com

Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian

Customer reviews - The Raw Chocolate Co. Coconut Palm Sugar 230g

Reviews

Great for baking - Tue 19th Apr 2016

Excellent natural product for sweetening non refined sugar bakes.


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