Kube cake modernised to chewy coconut candy balls is a favourite candy in Ghana.


1 matured coconut fruit (Kube dwe)

½ cup of sugar

¼ cup/ 60ml water

1 teaspoon lemon juice


  • Crack coconut fruit, remove the hard bark, wash and grate into desired sizes. Spread grated coconut on a towel to dry slightly.
  • Put sugar in a heavy bottom pan, add water and lemon juice and stir together.
  • Put on medium heat till turns golden. Reduce heat to low and stir in grated coconut. Continuously stir till coconut turns a slighter shade of brown.
  • Remove from heat, put the saucepan in water to cool coconut and stop the cooking process. Dip tablespoon in cold water, scoop coconut onto a tray or plate.
  • Continue till all the candy has been scooped into balls. Leave to cool down and store in an airtight container.
  • Serve.