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Jamaican Coconut Drops

Coconut drops, is the flesh of the coconut, cut into small pieces cooked in sugar water, until the sugar is caramelized, a piece of ginger is added for flavour.

Ingredients

4 cups water
2 cups dry coconut (diced)
1 1/2 cups dark sugar
1 tbsp ginger

Directions

Put water to boil, add diced coconut and boil for about 40 minutes.

Add the sugar and ginger and continue boiling until the mixture becomes syrupy (about 30-35 minutes).

Use a spoon to scoop out mixture to create 1-1/4-inch wide mounds on the greased paper or on a green banana leaf.

Allow to cool until the drops have fully set.

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