Coconut sugar cakes are known to nearly every school child in Caribbean. Made from grated coconut they are traditionally cut into squares comprised of 2 layers and/or colors .
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 cups grated coconut
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 drops almond essence
How To Make Coconut Sugar Cake
Boil Sugar and water until sugar is dissolved. Add Coconut and essence and cook over medium heat stirring all the time until mixture begin to look “grainy”. Remove from heat and beat for few minutes. Then drop smal quantities into small mounds on a greased baking sheet. Allow to cool and harden.
Recipe by:Yolande Cools-Lartigue author of The Art of Caribbean Cooking.