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coconut candy (tablet kokoye)

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Peggy J Shabazz
Los Angeles, CA

For anyone with a sweet tooth, this is a wonderful and tasty treat to enjoy. You could buy frozen grated coconut, but if you're grating it yourself about a half of one coconut is needed.

★★★★★ 2
serves 4-5
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For coconut candy (tablet kokoye)

  • 2 c
    grated coconut
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 2 c
  • 1/2 c
    carnation milk
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder

How To Make coconut candy (tablet kokoye)

  • 1
    Bring water to a boil and add coconut, cinnamon and brown sugar.
  • 2
    Cook/boil coconut mixture for 5- 10 minutes on medium low heat.
  • 3
    Add vanilla extract and 1/2 c. of carnation milk to coconut mixture.
  • 4
    Remove from heat and add remaining ingredients.
  • 5
    Stir constantly and cook for an additional 25 minutes on low heat until liquid is a little low and mixture hardens a bit.
  • 6
    Place spoonfuls on a plate, foil paper or wax sheet and allow to cool and harden.