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Coconut Ice


  • 1 lb caster sugar
  • 1/4 pint milk
  • 5 oz desiccated coconut
  • 2-3 drops red food colouring


  1. Grease a small square tin.
  2. Gently heat caster sugar with milk till sugar dissolves.
  3. Bring to a rapid boil for 10 mins.
  4. Add 5 oz desiccated coconut, you now need to work pretty quickly.
  5. Stir.
  6. Press half the mixture in the tin.
  7. Colour the remaining with a couple of drops of red food colouring and press the rest into the tin.
  8. Mark into squares with the back of a knife and allow to cool, then cut into squares.