Cocoanut Cakes

One pound of granulated sugar, half a pound of grated cocoanut, half a

cup of water and a saltspoonful of cream of tartar. Boil the sugar and

water together until, when dropped in cold water, it can be rolled

between the fingers into a ball. Remove from the fire, stir with a

wooden spoon until it becomes white and thick like cream, add the

cocoanut, Stir well and drop with the spoon on paraffine paper or a tin

baking sheet, and form into thin round cakes. Set away to dry.