Recipe by Linda
"A popular treat from the Dutch Antilles, make this candy by combining chopped coconut in sugar syrup."
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whole coconut, shelled and drained
fresh lime juice
Sweet but not too sweet! I love the cinnamon-lime combination. The crunch of the coconut mingles nicely with the sticky syrup! I'll be making this again!
I have been trying to find a recipe my grandmother had which was for coconut candies. This was the closest I could find. It was not the same as what she used to make but it was still very good. We ended up eating all of them in one sitting! BTW, I did not need a cup of water. About a half-cup worked.
I increased the amount of cinnamon but otherwise this recipe is delicious. I had gotten a coconut just to drink the milk but I didn't want to waste the meat and this recipe was perfect, next time I buy a coconut it will be for this recipe!!!! Love it.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Djente di Kacho (Dog's Teeth Coconut Candy)
Serving Size: 1/20 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 20
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 60
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