toasted coconut fudge - dee dee's

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Diane Atherton
from PINE MOUNTAIN, GA

A coconut lovers delight! As I was making my Fast and Easy Chocolate Fudge I thought about how good it might be if I add toasted coconut. One thought led to another and I ended up making a white fudge that I added toasted coconut to. If you love coconut, I think you will love this fudge. It's a little softer than my chocolate fudge but still wonderful! Hope you enjoy!

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For toasted coconut fudge - dee dee's

  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    butter (1 stick)
  • 12 lg
    marshmallows (not the gaint ones and not the mini ones)
  • 2/3 c
    coconut milk, (i used unsweetened/first pressing) you can used evaporated milk
  • pinch
    salt
  • 16 oz
    vanilla or white chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp
    coconut extract
  • 1 1/2 to 2 c
    toasted coconut (i toasted sweetened flakes and toasted them on the stove top)

How To Make toasted coconut fudge - dee dee's

  • 1
    Butter and 9 X 12-in dish; set aside.
  • 2
    Combine sugar, butter, marshmallows, coconut milk and salt in a large sauce pan. Over a medium heat; stirring constantly bring to a boil.
  • 3
    Remove from heat and stir white chocolate chips and coconut extract into hot mixture; stir until melted. Add toasted coconut; stir until mixed well and pour into prepared dish. Cool completely before slicing (I put pan in the fridge for about 1 hour before cutting). Cut when firm. This is a softer fudge
  • 4
    NOTE: I used "A Taste of Thai" Unsweetened/First Pressing coconut milk.
  • 5
    TOASTING COCONUT FLAKES: In a large non-stick skillet over a medium heat, add desired about of coconut flakes. NOTE: If using sweetened flakes watch extremely close as sugar will burn rather quickly. Stir constantly until a light golden brown. Remove from heat and cool completely.
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