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{Note from Jessica: Today’s post is shared by my sweet friend Mindy. Mindy is a whole food lover with a passion for sharing natural and safe alternatives to conventional beauty products. Transitioning to a healthier lifestyle can seem overwhelming. So at her blog, Simple Pure Beauty, she likes to keep things simple by sharing safe, natural beauty product recipes and remedies using very few ingredients. Stop by Mindy’s blog to learn about natural remedies, simple whole food cooking and creating safe, healthy environments for our families.}

I’ve passed up quite a few amazing sounding recipes in the past that called for coconut butter. Why? I didn’t want to pay for organic coconut butter because well, it’s a little steep. Some of the top brands I’ve looked at run around $10 for 16 oz.

So a few months ago I ordered a gallon of organic shredded coconut for about $17 with big plans to make coconut milk and finally make my own coconut butter. I was tired of passing up on these amazing recipes!

I don’t know what took me so long! Making your own coconut butter is simple. I mean like ridiculously simple. All you need is shredded coconut or coconut flakes and a blender.

I used 3 cups of shredded coconut and it yielded about 4-6 ounces. You can easily double the recipe for more.

I store my coconut butter in the cabinet. It will harden a little, unless your kitchen is really hot. You may need to warm it up a little the next time you need to use it.

How to Make Coconut Butter (in only 3 minutes)

3 Minute Coconut Butter
 
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  1. Place your shredded coconut into your blender (I used my Vitamix for this recipe. If you don't have a high powered blender, this will still work but might take a little longer)
  2. Blend on low speed for 1 minute (You may need to stop and scrape down the sides)
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  4. Blend for another minuter (Scrape down the sides as needed.)
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  6. Blend for 1 more minute or until it reaches the desired consistency.
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How to Use Your Coconut Butter

Well now that you have your coconut butter, here are a few ideas and recipes to put it to use:

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