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candy from bahamas - coconut crèmes

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Baby Kato
Beautiful Shore Country, NB

This recipe has been posted here for play in CQ3 - Bahamas. Found at website: The plethora of coconut palm trees on the islands allows for creativity in cooking and baking. With just a handful of simple ingredients, you can create these delectable pink and white beauties. They are pleasing to both eye and palate alike.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For candy from bahamas - coconut crèmes

  • ½ cup water
  • 2 cups grated coconut
  • 3 cups granulated white sugar
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla (optional)
  • pink or red food colouring

How To Make candy from bahamas - coconut crèmes

  • 1
    First, lightly grease a baking pan.
  • 2
    Next bring your water to boil, then add your grated coconut and sugar in a thick bottomed saucepan over medium heat and cook.
  • 3
    Keep it cooking until the water evaporates and your mixture is sticky.
  • 4
    Next, remove from heat and mix with a wooden spoon until your concoction slightly hardens, or can hold together for a few minutes.
  • 5
    Add mixture to your prepared pan, pressing lightly with the back of a wooden spoon.
  • 6
    Repeat process to make a second batch, this time adding a couple of drops of red food coloring.
  • 7
    Spread on top of the original batch.
  • 8
    Once set, cut into bite-size squares (the traditional Bahamian way)

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