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Coconut Ice

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Makes

6

Portions
.Not Suitable for freezing
. Preparation

25

minutes

Ingredients

  • 50g (2oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 250g (9oz) icing sugar, sifted, plus extra for dusting
  • 200g (7oz) desiccated coconut
  • Pink edible food colouring

Method

  1. Mix together the condensed milk and icing sugar in a bowl with a wooden spoon until it gets very stiff.
  2. Mix in the coconut until well combined â you may have to use your hands.
  3. Split into two and knead one half with a small amount of the pink colouring.
  4. Dust a board with icing sugar then shape each half into a smooth rectangle and place on top of each other. Using a rolling pin, roll, reshaping if necessary, until you have a rectangle of coconut ice about 3cm thick.
  5. Leave it to set on a plate or board for at least 3 hours.
  6. Cut into squares with a sharp knife.
This will keep for up to a month in an airtight container.

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