Looking for a fun way to decorate a cake or garnish a dessert recipe? Toasted fresh coconut curls make a beautiful garnish for cakes, bars, pies, and more. Follow these four steps to finish off your desserts in style with fresh toasted coconut.
Place a fresh coconut in a heavy resealable plastic bag. Use a hammer or mallet to crack the coconut in half.
Use a spoon to pry coconut meat from the hard outer shell. Discard the shell.