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The spongy part is rich, sweet, and delicious like cake.
It's probably really good for you.

The remaining coconut meat around the edge isn't my favorite part.
Time to get some chickens or maybe a baby wild pig to share it with.
<p>Could you sprout a coconut from a store?</p>
It looks like there's a lot more stuff inside your coconut than there is inside the ones I usually get at the market. Ummm...?
<p>That's because it's sprouted. :) My friend Rich says that part is like cotton candy!</p>
Read the title. I doubt your market sells <em>sprouted</em> coconuts. <br/>
Well, therein lies part of the problem; I did get a coconut that, while not sprouted, was full of something visually like what your pictures show--but it turned out to be some kind of fungus. Anyway...all the more reasong to attempt a sprouting of my own. Thanks for the pointers.
I was walking after camping two days ago and came across an area with sprouting coconuts every where! So I ate one and brought two with me in my bag:-) cant let you know what island i'm on though this place its getting crowded enough as is. Anyway, I just wanted to let everyone know if you are careful when opening the coconut sprout you can eat the endosperm and still replant the coconut tree! So everyone is happy!:-) you might be stealing some of the nutrients that would have went to the tree but it will live, just remember to say thank you!
I'd love to try this but we don't have many coconut trees in England... I can buy brown nuts with no husk or green ones with a husk, are either of those likely to sprout?
Only a healthy mature coconut with brown husk intact will sprout, once you remove the husk, it will never sprout (maybe because air or fungi gets inside the shell, or the juice dries up)
Tie some string between two swallows... <obligatory Python reference>
ahhhhaha I made an instructable on how to make those coconuts
lol funniest movie ever!
rarely, you may find a coconut with two sprouts, but elders say it's not good for planting, i think maybe because, when they grow up, they will compete for nutrition and sunshine, the the trunks will &quot;lean&quot; opposite ways.
you can eat the core of the sprout raw. no need to cook it.<br><br>the meat becomes thinner and mushy and taste oily, the nubbin grows and fills the shell and replace the juice and meat.
that little nubbin is more delicious than the older spongy one..
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What happened to your thumb in the last picture?<br />
sounds good but thats kinda like deforestation because ur killing it
that's why you plant one you don't eat. and let it grow into a tree.
im telling you man. this is the best part of the coconut. but i like to do it halfway through. (when the sprout isnt that big), so i get a bit of milk to drink as well.
interesting, so it's kinda like wheat or barley, after it sprouts it's more sugary. Time to make coconut beer...
If you are able to ferment with coconuts than you have some pretty good skill. I imagine the high fat content will make that difficult. If you can do it, please make an instructable. I'd like to try it myself if I know it's possible.
toomuch, it CAN be done:<br/><br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coconut_milk#Alcohol">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coconut_milk#Alcohol</a><br/><br/>I'm going to have to try it meself!<br/>
I have tried this when camping in far north queensland a local showed me he had a pile 1mx3m left to sprout very nice reminisant texture of styrofoam cant remember what they tasted like except they were good.Watch out for ones that have spoiled they are @$%$&amp;* disgusting enough to make me vomit. Bad enough to scare me from trying another one, but when good theyre exellent<br/>
can you or do YOU eat the actual sprout part? If so, does one just eat it raw or prepare it in some way?
My Home Depot sells sprouted coconut palm trees for about $20. Would that be the same thing? I have been dying to try this ever since I saw Les do it on Survivorman.
Isn't that a little cost preventive to enjoy it?
Does the edge meat change in flavor from before it was sprouted?
i'm going to go to my backyard, and try this right now.
coconut water by the way is very good when you are drinking wine, you wont get drunk if you'll drink its water
Well there's one thing I'll never do.
You made me laugh. I commend you sir.
Why thank you
hello , the sprouted coconut is very good, it taste like marshmallow
If I purchased a coconut with husk can it be planted anywhere during local warm seasons?
Man im 13 and so wanna try this. dunno if mum will let me though
in Micronesia it's called Fa Ha
In a dialect of the Philippines called Bikol, this tasty treat is called Ampol. I have not had one of these since 1985. This 'ible brings back some good memories. ;)
this practice of eating sprouted coconut is common to a place where the tree grows. not all countries have coconut but yes it taste really good i have tried it in the philippines it tastes sweet and two are not enough fro me.
Awesome! If you get stuck on a deserted island you'll be better off planting the coconut, unless there's plenty to go around.
This is a cool instructable!
Very cool, Tim! I'm on the Florida coast near the Space Center at the moment (Virginia normally), So I'm DEFINITELY trying this! Thanks again!
Cool instructable. "Take all the brown coconuts in your yard..." LOL, I'm going to have to move to a warmer climate.
So as it's sprouting the milk turns into more a starchy substance, it appears. Looks really good. Are there any other ways that it's prepared, locally, or is it only really eaten as you showed?

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