How to prepare fresh coconut
Its a lot of work , so I have not done it in years ... LOL
How to Make How to prepare fresh coconut
- Use a nail to punch holes in 2 of the 3 indentations at the end of the coconut.
- Drain off the coconut milk and use it like milk in cooking or to cover grated coconut for freezing.
- Heat the coconut in 350° oven for about 15 minutes ; then crack with a hammer , pry out chunks of the coconut meat ; peel off the brown skin.
- Grate , shred or grind the coconut chunks.
- To dry the coconut , mix it with a little bit of sugar and vanilla , then spread on waxed paper on a cookie sheet. Set in warm place to dry ; stirring occasionally.