Coconut Rock

I may have spent four hours today making coconut rock, a Sri Lankan candy. It doesn’t normally take four hours, but apparently, I have to try making five different versions because I am just that extra. Sigh.

Versions:
• desiccated coconut with milk, sugar, food coloring
• frozen coconut with milk, sugar, food coloring
• frozen coconut with milk, sugar, natural colorings (dragonfruit powder, pandan powder, saffron)
• desiccated coconut with condensed milk, icing sugar, food coloring

• vegan frozen coconut with coconut milk, sugar, food coloring

I now have a LOT of coconut rock on hand — anyone know if it freezes? If not, I may be reduced to asking people to stop by and pick some up off my porch…

Recipe(s) tomorrow, probably, including a vegan version.

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