Djente di Kacho (Dog's Teeth Coconut Candy)

Djente di Kacho (Dog's Teeth Coconut Candy)

Linda

"A popular treat from the Dutch Antilles, make this candy by combining chopped coconut in sugar syrup."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 90 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 90 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 6.6 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.1g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 4 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Chop the coconut meat into pieces about 1/2 inch square.
  2. Place water in a saucepan, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir in cinnamon and sugar until dissolved. Boil mixture until liquid reduces to a syrup consistency, then stir in coconut pieces. Add the lime juice, and turn off heat.
  3. Place spoonfuls of sugared coconut mixture into small paper cups. Cool in cups until hardened.

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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...

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 tim...

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