Looking for a gift for the coconut lover in your life? Consider trying one of these delicious coconut recipes.
Coconut Balls - Bokayong Niog
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup water
- 3 cups flaked coconut
Boil the sugar and water until a thread is formed when the fork is dipped in and raised. Stir in the coconut; cook over low heat, stirring frequently until a soft ball is formed when the mixture is dropped into cold water.
Drop by tablespoon onto a greased surface.
If you are making these to put into holiday gift baskets, make sure they have ample time to cool before they are packaged.
Who doesn't love a delicious slice of gourmet cheesecake? Well mix that with coconut and you've got a delicious treat for family and friends.
- 1 pound cream cheese, at room temperature
- 1/4 cup fine-grated coconut
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 2/3 cup heavy cream
- 4 egg yolks
- 1 tablespoon cognac
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 4 egg whites
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 9-inch pastry or coconut shell
Preheat oven to 325°F.
Beat the cream cheese until smooth, and then beat in ½ cup sugar gradually. Add 1 egg yolk at a time, beating after each addition. Stir in the flour, salt, and coconut, then the cream and cognac.
Beat the egg whites until stiff; gradually beat in the remaining ¼ cup sugar. Fold into the cheese mixture. Pour into the lined pie plate. Bake 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Open the door and let the cake cool in the oven for 1 hour. Remove from oven to finish cooling.