Quebra-Queixo - Coconut Caramel Recipe

Quebra-Queixo - Coconut Caramel


It is a typical Brazilian candy, sold by itinerant. The break-chin is a kind of hard caramel made well grated coconut.

  • 1 kg of bulk grated coconut
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 2 spoons (soup) of the lemon juice
  • 1 cup of water

How to make Quebra-Queixo - Coconut Caramel

  1. In a large saucepan, melt 1 cup of sugar.

  2. When golden, add the limited water mixed with the juice of lemon, stir when not to harden.

  3. Boil to form a syrup. Add the remaining sugar and grated coconut.

  4. Continue working the syrup, until in point of wire average.

  5. Expect some ten minutes and transfer the mixture to a table of stone or marble with butter. Esfriar, desenformar and serve cut into pieces.

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