Monday, May 17, 2010
Sweet sweet coconut ice. for those of you that have a serious sweet tooth or have a friend with a very sweet tooth - this makes a lovely personal gift or great tea time treat.
so very pretty and girly - pink and white.
1 tin of condensed milk
500grams Icing sugar (sieved)
4 to 5 cups desiccated coconut
a few drops pink/red food colouring
Make sure the icing sugar is sifted and then add the condensed milk and then coconut - keep adding the coconut until the mixture is really firm but not crumbling apart. Squish some in the palm of your hand and see if it holds it shape - if it starts to sag or is very sticky - add more coconut.
Divide the mixture in half and press into a wax paper lined dish or baking tray.
Mix a few drops of colouring in the remaining half of mixture and work through thoroughly, then press on top of the white layer in the dish. (Do this quickly so the white layer doesn't dry out to much as then your layers can separate when cutting).
Leave to dry and then cut into squares
ps variations could be making the mixture green and adding peppermint essence - and for a decadent twist dip them in dark chocolate