Coconut Ice

    1 hour 5 minutes

    This is one I learned as a teenager and now I've started making it again for the dreaded fundraisers! It's simple - the only cooking is melting the copha.

    Queensland, Australia
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    Serves: 10 

    • 2 egg whites
    • 2 cups (315g) icing sugar
    • 1 cup (90g) desiccated coconut
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
    • 250g copha (kremelta)
    • few drops red food colouring

    Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour5min 

    1. Beat the egg whites a little - just to combine - and then mix in the sugar coconut and vanilla.
    2. Melt the copha over a low heat and stir into the other ingredients.
    3. Line a square cake tin with baking paper and press half of the mixture into it.
    4. Drop a few drops of red food colouring into the rest of the mix to make it pink and press it firmly on top.
    5. Smooth it all out then put in the fridge till set - about an hour - then cut into squares.

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    250g is way to much copha, I added half of this amount which was about right.  -  09 Dec 2010


    i added lemon juice to this, a little trick my nan showed me, and halved the copha and it was delish!!!  -  22 Dec 2012


    Deliciously simple.  -  05 Mar 2010