Sunday, April 26, 2009

Dulce de Coco

4 cups dulce de coco en almibar *
2 tbsp. melted butter
2 egg yolks
½ cup diced almonds
1/8 tsp. salt

* Prepare 'dulce de coco en almibar' recipe and let it cool.

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8 x 8 x 2 mold.
Mix all ingredients together and pour in mold. Bake for 25 minutes. Cool and cut into squares.

Recipe for Coco en Almibar
3 cups shredded coconut
3 cups sugar
3 cups water
1 tsp. ground ginger
¼ tsp. salt
Run the shredded coconut (store bought is ok) in the food processor to grate. In a medium caldero cook all the ingredients together over medium heat for one hour or until the candy reaches 222 degrees. Let it cool and pour into a glass mold. Refrigerate until needed.

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