Coconut pyramids

A quick and easy sweet treat that’s perfect for parties and only 3 ingredients. The kids can easily make these with your help – a real favourite in the goodtoknow office!
Makes: 15
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips


    • 1 medium egg white
    • 90g (3oz) caster sugar
    • 125g (4oz) desiccated coconut


    1. Whisk the egg white until it forms stiff peaks. Gradually whisk in the caster sugar, until glossy. Fold in the desiccated coconut.
    1. Divide the mixture into 15 small cone shapes – you can use an egg cup to do this. Place on a lined baking sheet and bake in the centre of a preheated oven at 160°C (320°F, gas mark 3) for 8-10 mins or until light golden in colour.
    1. Remove from the oven and leave to cool on a wire rack. The coconut pyramids may be stored in an airtight container for up to three days.

Nutritional information per portion

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.