cajeta de coco (coconut fudge)

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a recipe by
Jo Anne Sugimoto
Kaneohe, HI

If you love Dulce de Leche, you will also love cajeta!

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Ingredients For cajeta de coco (coconut fudge)

  • 2 c
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 c
    shredded unsweetened coconut, divided
  • 1 c
    butter, salted
  • 1/2 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make cajeta de coco (coconut fudge)

  • 1
    In a medium saucepan, combine all the ingredients except for 1 cup of the shredded coconut.
  • 2
    On medium heat bring the ingredients to a boil, stirring constantly, then simmer for an additional 5 minutes until it comes together and you can see the bottom of the pan when you stir. Let the mixture cool down completely.
  • 3
    Take a spoonful at a time and form into 1 1/2 balls and place them on waxed paper.
  • 4
    Put the remaining shredded coconut in a small pan and toast it over medium heat until it just starts to turn brown.
  • 5
    Put the coconut in a shallow dish and roll the balls in it, coat it completely.
  • 6
    You can put the covered balls in mini cupcake liners. Chill.

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