It’s as if all the British confectionery favourites have been shovelled onto the pages of Life Is Sweet by Hope And Greenwood. There are loads of sweet treats to choose from, such as Proper Peanut Brittle, Toffee Apples and this melt-in-your mouth Coconut Ice which we are featuring here:
There are a million ways to make coconut ice, but this version from Hope And Greenwood is as good as it gets. You don’t have to cook it at all, and it will keep for a month in an airtight container. However, although these sweets take just half an hour to make, remember to plan ahead because the mixture works best if it’s left to set overnight.
- icing sugar 500g (1lb 2oz)
- condensed milk 2x400g (14oz) cans
- desiccated coconut 400g (14oz)
- pink food colouring
>> Recipe from Life is Sweet: A Collection of Splendid Old-Fashioned Confectionery by Hope & Greenwood