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Chinese Coconut Candy

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Ingredients
  Coconut 1 Medium
  Coconut liquid 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Open coconut, reserving liquid.
Remove coconut meat in as large pieces as possible and trim off brown skin with a vegetable peeler.
Cut in strips about 2" long and 3/8" wide.
Mix sugar and coconut liquid in a large, heavy saucepan, insert candy thermometer, and heat, stirring constantly, over moderate heat until sugar dissolves.
Add coconut and boil, uncovered, to 240° F. or until a drop of candy forms a soft ball in cold water; stir once or twice just to keep coconut from sticking.
Remove from heat and stir gently until mixture sugars and coats coconut.
Using 2 forks, lift strips to wax-paper-lined baking sheets, separate into individual pieces, and cool.
Store airtight.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Candy
Interest: 
Holiday, Party, Healthy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Coconut
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 249 Calories from Fat 93

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.1%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 22.6 mg0.9%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.6%

Sugars 35.8 g

Protein 1 g2.4%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 2.4%

Calcium 0.9% Iron 4.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Chinese Coconut Candy Recipe