Sweet coconut or qumbe macaan, no bake sweet treat, relatively easy to make and all you need is the stove top and the five ingredients.
- 2 cups coconut, fresh or dried
- 14 oz can condensed milk
- 2 teaspoon cardamom, freshly grounded
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/4 cup sugar
In a sauce pan place the coconut, condensed milk, and the sugar on a medium heat.
Stir constantly, making sure not to burn it for about 10 minutes until mixture thickens.
Mix in the butter and the cardamom powder.
Line a small pound cake pan with a parchment paper and spread the coconut sweets evenly and let it cool.
When cool cut them squares, diamonds or shape them into balls.