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  • Where to get maple/coconut flavourings? (updated)

    Nigella, I would love to make your maple pecan cookies from HTBADG - but where can I find maple extract?

    I would love to make the No-Churn Pina Colada ice cream from KITCHEN, where do I get coconut flavouring from?

    From the nigella team:

    You can buy a variety of flavourings from specialist baking stores and on-line.

    For the UK try Green Mountain maple flavouring at:


    or JR Watkins maple and coconut extracts at:


    or coconut essence at


    For the US go to the extracts/flavors/oil section on the Fancy Flours website


    or JR Watkins maple and coconut extracts direct from:


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