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Angolan Coconut Dessert (Cocada Angolana)

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“ZWT7 Africa. An intensely sweet dessert. Pretty much coconut candy. If you love shredded coconut, you’ll be in heaven. Make sure to add plenty of cinnamon; the warm spice rounds out the flavor. From, globaltableadventure.com.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
4-5
YIELD:
4-5
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, cook water sugar, and cloves. Stir until dissolved. Heat until mixture reaches soft-ball stage on a candy thermometer (about 240F).
  2. Using a spoon carefully discard cloves.
  3. Add coconut and milk. The mixture will clump. Continue to stir until smooth. Simmer for a few minutes.
  4. Spoon into serving dishes and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Serve chilled.

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