Coconut Candies ( Ma-Prow-Gew )


For this recipe you will need middle aged old coconut. Not quite young coconut, not old coconut, just middle aged. You can find this frozen in your Asian supermarket, as medium old coconut Mapow How or Mapow Roy Kanom.

500 gms Shredded Coconut Meat
300 gms Sugar
150 water
Food colouring

1. Mix the sugar and water together. Heat and bring to the boil.
2. Boil the water off to a thick sugar syrup.
3. Add the shredded coconut, lower the heat and continue stiring until all the liquid has gone.
4. Let them cool a little, taking two teaspoons take out ball shaped lumps on the mixture and let them cool on a drying try.

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