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Syrupy coconut phyllo bites

  • Vegetarian Diet

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Syrupy coconut phyllo bites


For the syrup

  • In a pot add the water, the sugar, the cinnamon, and the lemon peels.
  • Transfer over medium heat, and let it come to a boil until the sugar melts.
  • Remove and set it aside to cool.

For the coconut phyllo bites

  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • Spread the phyllo sheets onto your working surface.
  • Drizzle the first sheet with butter, sprinkle with a little ground coconut, and add the second phyllo sheet on top. Follow the same process for three more phyllo sheets. Wrap into a roll, cut into 5-6 pieces, and add them into a buttered 25x32 cm baking pan.
  • Follow the same process for the remaining phyllo sheets.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and, while it is still hot, pour over the cold syrup. Allow 1-1 ½ hours for the whole syrup to be absorbed.
  • Serve with melted chocolate couverture and coconut flakes.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
6 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
7 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
19 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
7 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
12 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
3 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
6 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
1 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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