How to make Jamaican Coconut Drops

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Sweet and chewy, these candied coconut treats are inspired by the classic Jamaican coconut "drops".

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They're a lovely tropical dessert made with shredded fresh coconut caramelised with maple syrup and spiced with ginger and nutmeg.

quick
allergyfree
vegan
lowcalorie
lowfat
lowcarbs
Step 1

Bake shredded coconut for 10 minutes at 150°C (300°F).

Step 2

Mix maple syrup, nutmeg, ginger, and coconut in a pot. Bring the syrup to a boil and simmer it for 5 minutes until all the water has reduced.

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Step 3

For each "drop", quickly scoop a spoonful of candied coconut and place it onto a sheet of baking paper. Then, let it cool down and harden before serving it.

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