This recipe has a secret ingredient, it will seem unusual, but it truly works!
Prep time:10 mins
Cook time:0 mins
Makes: approximately 36 pieces
- ½ cup Edgell Instant Mash
- ½ cup boiling water
- 3 cups desiccated coconut
- 3 cups pure icing sugar, sifted
- 150g Copha, melted
- 2-3 drops pink food colouring
Line the base of a 20-20cm square pan with baking paper. Combine Edgell Instant Mash and boiling water in bowl, stirring until smooth.
In a separate bowl, combine coconut and icing sugar. Add prepared Edgell Instant Mash, Copha and stir until combined. Spread half the mixture over the base of prepared pan.
Colour remaining mixture pale pink and spread over white layer. Cover and refrigerate until set. Cut into 2.5cm pieces. Store coconut ice in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
It is important to always melt Copha over a low to medium heat.