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Coconut Ice

Sweets and Toffee

Set sugar fondant with coconut flakes, most commonly made in a slab of two layers, pink and white.

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Coconut Ice

1 lb sugar
1/4 pint milk
5 oz Desiccated coconut
Red food colouring

Lightly grease a 20 x 15 cm (8 x 6 inch) shallow tin. Dissolve the sugar in the milk and boil gently for 10 minutes or until the mixture reaches 116 °C (240 °F). Remove from the heat. Add the coconut. Spread half the mixture into the tin. Colour the remainder pink and pour over the first layer. Cool, then mark into 1" x 1½" pieces. Cut when cold.

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