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

DIRECTIONS

STEP 1:

To get started, crack open the coconuts and scrape the white meat within the shell.

STEP 2:

Using a food processor or hand grater, grate the white coconut meat into thick shreds.

STEP 3:

In a pot, combine the grated coconut with ginger and add water. Bring to a boil over high heat.

STEP 4:

Stir in the cinnamon sticks, cinnamon powder, and sugar. Add lemon zest, salt, and bay leaves.

STEP 5:

Reduce the heat to medium high and stir occasionally. (after about an hour, increase the heat).

STEP 6:

As the consistency begins to thicken, remove the bay leaves and cinnamon sticks.

STEP 7:

Stir constantly as it becomes more sticky. Add vanilla extract.

STEP 8:

After a total of 2 hours, the consistency should be very thick and sticky. Turn off the heat.

STEP 9:

Using a large spoon, transfer the desired size onto a baking sheet.

STEP 10:

Let it cool down for 30 minutes before serving.

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