Crack open a coconut at home

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I always buy fresh coconuts from the supermarket for my cooking. I crack, shred, and make coconut milk for all my recipes. I know it’s a lot of work, but I love to use fresh ingredients when I cook for my family. You can also freeze any extra. But cracking a coconut was always a big challenge for me. Most of the time I hurt my hand and spilled the coconut water when I opened them. But recently I found this easy way to crack open a coconut, so I would love to share it with you.

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Here I’m showing you how I crack open a coconut using these easy step by step instructions with pictures. To see a video of this please follow me on News Break. Thank you!

How to crack open a coconut in just a few easy steps.

  1. Poke the three eyes with a skewer to find the one that is soft.

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2. Push the skewers through the soft eye, working it around to create a ½ inch whole.

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3. Take a cup and save the water.

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4. Coconut water is a natural beverage that has many health benefits. So do not discard it. It’s so tasty and so sweet. Just drink it!

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5. Hold the coconut firmly with one hand and strike the coconut with the clawed end of a hammer.

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6. Do it several times, rotating it until it cracks open.

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7. Use your fingers to pull the two halves apart.

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I hope this article will be helpful for you. I’ll soon share how I shred and freeze them and also how I extract coconut milk from a fresh coconut.

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Stay warm!

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Hi there, I’m Sofia live in Massachusetts. I love to taste different kinds of food, create new recipes. My greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for my family! All my recipes are so easy to follow!

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