Gluten Free Coconut Cherry Slices

Try these yummy coconut and cherry slices to brighten up your day.


For the filling:

  • 1 cup pitted and diced fresh cherries
  • 1 cup shredded fresh coconut
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup brown rice flour
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

For the crust:

  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup brown rice flour

For the topping:

  • 1 cup shredded fresh coconut


  • Preheat oven to 200 C
  • Mix the butter, sugar and flour for the crust and press the mixture into a lined square pan – bake for 12 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let crust cool.
  • Place the cherries and 1 cup of shredded coconut in a bowl. Sprinkle with flour, brown sugar and salt. Stir to coat. Mix together the eggs, almond extract and lemon juice and stir into mixture
  • Pour the filling over the crust and top with the remaining coconut. Bake for 25 minutes. Let cool completely before serving.
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