Colored Coconut Flakes

Recipe by Spicy Gal
READY IN: 5mins


  • 1
    cup coconut (shredded or flakes)
  • 1
    teaspoon water
  • food coloring


  • Put the coconut in a ziploc bag.
  • Dissolve a few drops of food coloring in the teaspoon of water, then pour this colored solution over the coconut in the bag.
  • Seal the bag and shake until all coconut is uniformly colored.
  • Tip: if you make primary colors first, you can use any leftover of that color to make a secondary color (e.g., if you have leftover yellow coconut, add red to make orange).