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tablet cocoye

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Ingredients
2 coconuts
1/2 cup freshly grated ginger root
3/4 gallon of water
4 cinnamon sticks
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
3 cups of white sugar
1 lemon zest
1/4 tsp of salt
6 small bay leaves
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
   
Description
  • To get started, crack open the coconuts and scrape the white meat within the shell. 
  • Using a food processor or hand grater, grate the white coconut meat into thick shreds.
  • In a pot, combine the grated coconut with ginger and add water. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Stir in the cinnamon sticks, cinnamon powder, and sugar. Add lemon zest, salt, and bay leaves.
  • Reduce the heat to medium high and stir occasionally. (After an hour, increase the heat)
  • As the consistency begins to thicken, remove the bay leaves and cinnamon sticks.
  • Stir constantly as it becomes more sticky. Add vanilla extract.
  • After a total of 2 hours, the consistency should be very thick and sticky. Turn off the heat.
  • Using a large spoon, transfer the desired size onto a baking sheet.
  • Let it cool down for 30 minutes before serving.
   
Preparation
Servings: 6-8
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 2 hours
Ready in: 3 hours
Nutritional Information
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