Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Coconut ice recipe - How to make coconut ice

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The Middle Eastern Food Kitchen (The home of delicious Middle Eastern Food Recipes) invites you to try coconut ice recipe. Keep the kids occupied over the holidays with these fabulous, easy-to-make Christmas gifts and learn how to make coconut ice.

Coconut ice doesn't require any cooking, so it's a good recipe for kids to help with. Give it away to trick or treaters, or simply treat your family.

Makes 50 pieces


6 1/4 cups (1kg) icing sugar mixture
3 1/3 cups (300g) desiccated coconut
1 eggwhite
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
395g can sweetened condensed milk
Yellow and red food colouring


Sift icing sugar into a bowl. Add coconut and stir well to combine. Combine eggwhite, vanilla and 2 tbs water then add to coconut mixture with condensed milk. Using a spoon, stir to combine, then using your hands, rub wet ingredients into dry ingredients until mixture comes together.

Grease a shallow 20cm square cake tin then line base and sides with baking paper. Divide mixture in 1/2. Press 1/2 over base of prepared tin. Smooth top.

Add 4-5 drops yellow colouring and 2-3 drops red colouring to remaining mixture, to obtain a pale orange colour. Knead with your hands to distribute colour. Press orange mixture over white in tin. Smooth top. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours or until firm.

Turn coconut ice out and cut into 3cm squares. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

Notebook: - October 2005, Page 49
Recipe by Sophia Young

More Christmas Desserts Recipes:

Cinnamon twigs
Mixed nut baklava
Zuccotto trifle
Summer berry trifle
Vanilla & cinnamon shortbread stars
Cornflake choc-chip cookies

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