Coconut Kashata Somali - style

1 cup - Milk
2 cups - Sugar
2 cups - fresh or moist grated coconut (or dried grated coconut moistened with a few tablespoons of milk or water)
1 tsp - mint extract

In a hot skillet add milk and let it boil.
Then add sugar
Let it boil for about 8 to ten minutes and stir occasion so the milk won't boil over. 
Add shredded coconut and continue to stir.
Add mint extract.
When the color starts to change to brown is done.
Pour the mixture into a pan that has been lightly greased or lined with waxed paper. 
Let rest for two minutes and cut into squares or diamonds while still warm. 
Let cool and serve.

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