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    Coconut Manna vrs. Oil

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    Whats the difrence?
    Ive had coconut oil and coconut block (coconut cream solid)
    But saw coconut manna on iherb and remember it being mentioned on here... So is it difrent from coconut oil?
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    Yes, manna/butter/creamed coconut is the whole meat blended into a puree (like peanut butter). It's used as a raw spread. Nutritionally it's the same as coconut flakes--mostly oil with a little bit of fiber/sugar/protein.

    Coconut oil is 100% extracted fat used for cooking.
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    So its soft enough to spread then? (the coconut cream I get is quite solid so I guess not the same)

    *scurrys off to add to my next order*
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    Quote Originally Posted by DinoHunter View Post
    So its soft enough to spread then? (the coconut cream I get is quite solid so I guess not the same)

    *scurrys off to add to my next order*
    The melting point of coconut is around 75F/24C so it can go either way depending on your kitchen. If mine is too soft I'll refrigerate for ~5 minutes. If it's too hard I'll set it near the tea kettle or run it under a hot faucet.
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    For serious mouth bliss, spread some on a square of dark chocolate.

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    It's usually hard as coconut oil in my house because I live on the coast and it's rarely warm enough to melt it. It's consistency is creamy like coconut cream solid. I sometimes use it to make curry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sbhikes View Post
    It's usually hard as coconut oil in my house because I live on the coast and it's rarely warm enough to melt it. It's consistency is creamy like coconut cream solid. I sometimes use it to make curry.
    This may vary by brand. I live on the coast just a little south of SB but mine is about peanut butter texture.

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