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Florida Coconut Pralines

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“An old-fashioned Southern candy. From the Southern chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947. Cooking time approximate.”
READY IN:
30mins
YIELD:
24 pieces
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups shredded coconut (fresh if you can get it)
  • 12 cup water

Directions

  1. Cook the sugar and water together until it makes a syrup.
  2. Take from heat and add the coconut.
  3. Bring back to the boil, stirring constantly to 236F on the candy thermometer or until a small amount forms a soft ball in cold water.
  4. Drop on a buttered platter and set aside to cool and harden.

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