Recipe: Cocada Angolana (Coconut Dessert)

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Serves 4-5 Cocada Angolana is an intensely sweet dessert. Make sure to add plenty of cinnamon; the warm spice rounds out the flavor. Ingredients: 1 cup water 2 cups sugar 4 whole cloves 4 cups grated coconut 1 1/2 cups whole milk 1-2 Tbsp cinnamon Method: 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. … [Read more...]