Pastini tal-coconut (coconut macaroons)


Pastini tal-coconut

200g margerine

200g sugar

300g coconut

300g plain flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

a few drops vanilla essence

3 large eggs.

Method:  Beat the butter and the sugar; add the eggs and beat well;  add the flour, coconut, and all else.  Shape into small balls and top with a glace cherry, flatten slightly.  Bake in a dish lined with baking paper in a moderate oven (fan electric 150) for about 20 minutes or until golden.

 

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2 Responses to Pastini tal-coconut (coconut macaroons)

  1. CLAUDETTE FENECH says:

    THEY LOOK GOOD,IF I DO NOT USED BICARBONATE OF SODA,THEY WILL BE STILL GOOD IF NO FROM CAN I BY IT PLEASE

    • sandra says:

      Hi Claudette! Yes you can do without but I find that when I add a tsp of bicarbonate of soda to pastry/cakes/cupcakes etc they come lighter in texture! You will find it in all the major supermarkets! Hope this helps! 🙂

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