Berries with coconut crunch

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Appears in
A Simple Table

By Michele Cranston

Published 2016

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It may be gluten free and dairy free, but this dessert still manages to feel indulgent. I’ve served the crunch with mixed summer berries, but you could just as easily make a beautiful tropical fruit salad or, if it’s winter, serve the crunch with baked apples or pears.


  • 45 g ( oz/½ cup) desiccated coconut
  • 45


Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F). To make the coconut crunch, put the coconut, almonds and palm sugar in a bowl and add the coconut oil. Using your fingertips, work the oil into the other ingredients until it is well incorporated.

Scatter the crunch mixture over a small baking