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Coconut Crescents


A great dessert for a kiddush, these elegant Coconut Crescents look really special plated on a sweet table. These sweet, airy crescents are the perfect dessert for a coconut lover, and whoever cuts them gets to eat the leftover scraps! Yield: 50 crescents


Prepare the Batter

1. Beat yolks.
2. One at a time, add 1/2 cup sugar, flour, oil, vanilla sugar, baking powder, and lemon juice. Mix well after each addition.
3. Pour batter into lined or greased baking pan.
4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Prepare the Topping

1. Beat egg whites until stiff, adding one cup sugar gradually. Fold in coconut and sprinkles. Pour over batter.
2. Bake for 45 minutes.
3. Cut into crescent shapes with a glass.


Photography by Tamara Friedman