Toasted Coconut Sauce
|Grated unsweetened coconut||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Skim milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Coconut flavoring||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Aspartame sweetener||1⁄2 Teaspoon (3 Envelope)|
Place coconut in a small nonstick saucepan over medium heat.
Cook and stir until all the coconut is a dark tan.
Combine milk and cornstarch in a measuring cup or bowl.
Stir to dissolve cornstarch, Pour into toasted coconut.
Continue cooking over medium heat until mixture just begins to thicken.
Pour mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl to remove coconut.
Return coconut liquid to the saucepan.
Cook and stir until mixture is thickened to a light syrup.
Remove from heat.
Stir in vanilla and coconut flavoring.
Cool until pan can comfortably be placed in the palm of your hand.
Stir in aspartame sweetener.