White Christmas

White Christmas is a delicious Christmas time treat for you and your family to make and eat or to wrap in colourful cellophane and give to family and friends as gifts for the holiday seasons. 

What do you need?

  • 1 cup dry powdered milk
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 cup mixed fruit
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 3 cups rice bubbles
  • 250g copha
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Mixed fruits can be sultanas, glazed pineapple, glazed apricots or glazed cherries

Copha - a form of vegetable shortening made from coconut oil. (a solidified coconut oil)

Put the powdered milk, icing sugar, desiccated coconut, rice bubbles and mixed fruits into a bowl. Dissolve copha in a saucepan.Add vanilla to the copha and pour into the bowl with the other ingredients.Press the mixture into a greased biscuit tray. Refrigerate until firm. Cut into squares for serving.

This will make a nice little Christmas gift if placed in cellophane and decorated with ribbons. Remember to store them somewhere cool so it doesn't melt.

An ideal Christmas cooking activities for kids during the Christmas holiday.



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