My gran gave me a Jamaican candy treat yesterday that she called “Stagga Back.” It had hints of coconut, ginger and maybe even some tamarind and was TASTY!
It’s a hard chew candy which is why it’s called Stagga Back (as in “it makes you stagger backwards because it’s so hard to eat.” Ahh, my Jamaican peeps are so provincial it’s cute). This article…
...gives me an idea of what it’s made of so I’m going to try to make a vegan version that doesn’t use what I can only assume now was molasses. Perhaps date syrup, maple syrup, brown rice syrup, etc.