Blackberry and coconut squares recipe

This recipe combines the antioxidant benefits of blackberries alongside energy boosting organic coconut oil to create a tasty treat. You can also use ZyloSweet in place of sugar to minimise the calories.


  • 250g self-raising flour
  • 25g oats

  • 280g of ZyloSweet (or soft brown sugar)
  • 200g Organic coconut oil
  • 75g dessicated coconut
  • 2 medium eggs

  • 350g fresh or frozen blackberries


  • Heat the oven to 180C and line a 12” x 6” baking tin.
  • Tip the flour, oats and sugar or ZyloSweet into a large bowl. Mix the coconut oil into the flour mixture until only small pea size pieces remain. Stir through the coconut by hand.
  • Fill a teacup with the mixture and set aside.
  • Mix the eggs into the bowl of mixture, then flatten into the baking tin. Smooth the surface with the back of a spoon, then scatter over the blackberries. Top with the reserved teacup of mixture.
  • Bake for about 1 hour until golden. Leave to cool, then remove from the tin and cut into squares.
  • Serve with some extra berries and crème fraîche.
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