These chewy, pleasantly salted coconut milk caramels can be purchased at roadside stalls in Lagos, Nigeria. Once the caramel has been combined with the coconut milk, stir constantly to keep the coconut milk solids from settling at the bottom of the pot and burning. Read more in Sweet Relief: Coconut Milk Caramels.
- 2 tbsp. coconut oil, melted, plus more for cutting caramels
- 1 (16-oz.) can coconut milk
- 3⁄4 cup light corn syrup
- 1 tsp. coarse sea salt
- 1 3⁄4 cups sugar
- 3⁄4 cup water
Correction: December 22, 2011 — An earlier version of this recipe did not include the amount of water required in step 3. The correct amount is ¾ cup. The recipe has been corrected to reflect this.