An Australian White Christmas

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Catherine Robson

We may not get snow for Christmas, but we make a beautiful sweet slice called "White Christmas". Great for gift baskets - definitely an Australian icon. This recipe is from a clipping I have kept as a young bride circa 1989.

Top Review by Leggy Peggy

An easy-to-make treat -- and very Australian. It is a little sweet for my tastebuds, so would probably cut back on the icing sugar in future. For those who are wondering, Crisco shortening is a good substitute for copha. Made for Pick a Chef. Thanks Catherine for being a great adoptee.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Line a slice tin with silicone paper.
  2. In a large bowl combine the powdered milk, rice bubbles, cherries, sultanas, icing sugar & coconut.
  3. Make a well in the dry ingredients.
  4. Melt copha over a low heat, cool slightly & then mix into the dry ingredients until well combined.
  5. Spoon into the lined tin.
  6. Cut another piece of silicon paper the length of the tin & place on top of the White Christmas mixture. Smooth the surface by pressing your hands over the silicone paper.
  7. Refrigerate for at least 1/2 hour to set. Cut into 1 inch squares or triangles.
  8. Store in the refrigerator.
  9. Merry Christmas.

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