SUGAR CAKE (coconut cakes)

Sugar Cake
1 lb. brown sugar
¼ pint water (or use water from coconut)
1 coconut (grated)
½ tsp. vanilla extract
1 dried orange peel (for flavoring)
½ tsp. ginger

Boil sugar and water (or coconut water) together until syrup spins a thread. Add grated coconut, vanilla, orange peel and ginger to syrup and cook until mixture thickens and leaves the side of the pan, stirring constantly. Moisten a pastry board with water and drop a spoonful’s of the mixture unto the board and form little round cakes. When the cakes are set on one side, turn them over to the other side to dry. When cakes are dry, it’s ready to be served and enjoyed.