Homemade Bounty-Like Bars

I can take no credit for these delightful little treats. They are from the Patrick Holford ‘GL Diet Book’ and are wonderful!

142g desiccated coconut (unsweetened)
3 egg whites
3 tbl sp Xylitol
1 tsp lemon or lime juice
1 tbl sp corn flour
1 bar Lindt 70% chocolate (could use Green & Blacks whichever is on offer!)


  • Preheat oven to 180c/gas 4/ 350F.
  • Either grease a baking sheet or line a baking sheet with mini truffle cases (you’ll make about 30 of them in this size)
  • Mix all the ingredients – apart from the chocolate – together.
  • Spoon into the paper cases or pile into mounds on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10 minutes then reduce the heat to 150c/gas 2/ 300F, turn the tin in the oven and cook for a further 5-10 minutes maximum. Some will start to turn brown, this is OK.
  • Whilst they are cooking, melt the chocolate in a glass bowl over simmering water until melted and then either drizzle the mounds to coat the top with chocolate, or use a spoon to ‘top’ the mini ones like my photo.
  • Pop in the fridge to set and cool. Very more-ish!

Price: Ā£3.00 approx/10p per mini truffle size treat! (minimal cost for lemon juice and cornflour, price affected by chocolate chosen!)


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