Coconut Candy (Tablet Kokoye)

Peggy J Shabazz


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 votes

30 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 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.

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About Coconut Candy (Tablet Kokoye)

Course/Dish: Candies Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Caribbean
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids
Hashtags: #coconut #sweets

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