Coconut Nests for Ice Cream
Coconut nests are made with coconut and sweetened condensed milk and
chocolate, then they are baked and served filled with ice cream and
2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
1 ounce unsweetened melted chocolate (1 square)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups moist shredded coconut
Vanilla Ice Cream
Chocolate Fudge Sauce
chopped peanuts, optional
Combine sweetened condensed milk and chocolate in a saucepan over
low heat; cook for about 10 minutes, or until mixture is thick.
Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Stir in coconut; blend well.
Butter 6 muffin cups; pack about 1/4 cup of the
coconut mixture into each cup.
Bake at 350° for about 20 minutes, until edges
Gently lift nests from pans; cool thoroughly. To
serve, fill with a big scoop of ice cream and top with chocolate
fudge sauce and chopped peanuts, if desired.