Ginger Coconut Brittle

December 2, 2021 / By Foodland

Ginger Coconut Brittle

“I love that this treat combines your typical seasonal flavors but is still full of bright, zingy flavor thanks to fresh ginger. And it makes for a great handmade holiday gift.”
- Chef Nick, Chef De Cuisine
Course Dessert
Servings 4 Servings


  • 2 cups 1/4" diced fresh coconut
  • 2 cups golden brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin spice
  • 0.5 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.5 cup water


  1. Prepare a baking sheet pan with non-stick spray or with a silicone mat and set it aside.
  2. In a heavy-duty medium-sized sauce or non-stick pan, combine ingredients. 
  3. Stir mixture over medium heat until sugar is completely dissolved.
  4. Attach a candy thermometer to the pan. Boil the mixture until it thickens and the temperature reaches 295F. Stir occasionally (about every 10 minutes).
  5. Remove pan from heat. 
  6. While the mixture is still hot, pour about 2 tablespoons for each brittle piece and allow space between each piece onto the prepared baking sheet. 
  7. Let the mixture stand until cool and firm. 
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