Tropical Delight: Coconut Turnover Recipe

Dish recipes: Coconut Turnover
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Escape to a tropical paradise with our Coconut Turnover recipe. These flaky, golden pastries are filled with a luscious coconut filling that will transport your taste buds to the sun-drenched beaches of the Caribbean.


To make these delectable Coconut Turnovers, you'll need the following ingredients:

2 cups shredded coconut

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/4 cup butter, melted

1/4 cup coconut milk

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 package of puff pastry sheets (thawed)

1 egg (beaten, for egg wash)

Powdered sugar (for dusting)


Follow these steps to create your Coconut Turnovers

Prepare the Filling:

In a bowl, mix together the shredded coconut, granulated sugar, melted butter, coconut milk, and vanilla extract until well combined.

Cut and Fill Pastry:

Roll out the puff pastry sheets and cut them into squares or rectangles. Place a spoonful of the coconut filling in the center of each pastry piece.

Seal and Brush:

Fold the pastry over the filling to form a triangle or rectangle, then press the edges to seal. Brush the tops of the turnovers with the beaten egg to give them a golden finish.


Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Place the turnovers on a baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes or until they are golden brown.


Coconut Turnovers are best served warm, and you can sprinkle powdered sugar on top for an extra touch of sweetness. They make for a delightful tropical treat.

In conclusion, Coconut Turnovers are a taste of the tropics in a pastry. By making these golden, flaky treats, you can enjoy the delicious and exotic flavors of coconut in a delightful dessert.