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Coconut Pralines Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Stella Roper
Added: Saturday, September 8, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lg or 2 small coconut's (peeled and grated) which equals to ~ two cups of coconut water from coconut(s)
1 cup evaporated milk
2 cups sugar
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp almond or vanilla flavoring

Directions:
Directions:
Set oven at 350. Drill a hole at one end of coconut and drain water in a bowl and set aside. Place coconut(s) in oven and heat for about 10 minutes. This will make it much easier to crack and peel it. Then grate it. To make pralines, combine sugar , cream , butter and 4 tbsps of coconut water in a heavy pot. Cook mixture on medium heat until soft boil stage. Add coconut. Cook for a few seconds and then remove from heat. Add your choice of flavoring. Beat until creamy. Drop by spoonfuls on waxed paper . Cool and let set.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Alfred would always drill the coconut and grate it for me. We never used the package coconut. This was one of his favorite recipes.

 

 

 

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