Bajan Coconut Ice

Recipe by Az B8990
READY IN: 4hrs 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
YIELD: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups whole milk
  • 3
    cups shredded coconut, fresh or packaged
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 1
    egg yolk, beaten
  • 3
    drops almond extract
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small saucepan, scald milk.
  • Place 2 cups coconut in a sieve. Pour hot milk over coconut while holding sieve over large bowl to catch liquid. Use the back of a spoon to squeeze all of the milk out of the coconut.
  • In a large saucepan, combine coconut milk, sugar, and cream of tartar.
  • Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar has dissolved.
  • Remove pan from heat and add beaten egg yolk. Beat well with a spoon.
  • Stir in remaining coconut and add 2 or 3 drops almond extract. Taste and add more extract if desired.
  • Pour into 2 pie pans or pyrex dish. Cover with plastic wrap and place in freezer.
  • Remove coconut ice from freezer after 4 hours and break apart with a fork.
  • Serve immediately.
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