1/2 cup sugar
1 (13 1/2-ounce) can coconut milk (not low-fat!)
Zest of 1 lime
Juice of 1/2 a lime
2 tablespoons shredded coconut (either fresh or the unsweetened desiccated kind)
Coarse sea salt
I like to pour the syrup into a shallow bowl so that it cools more quickly.