Total Time
30mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

Loved these when I was very young,

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon liquid glucose
  • 12 cup milk or 12 cup water
  • 12 cup coconut
  • red food coloring

Directions

  1. Place sugar, glucose and liquid into a saucepan.
  2. Bring to the boil, stirring constantly.
  3. When the mixture reaches 236F on the candy thermometer, remove from heat and pour equal quantities into two basins to cool. When cold, colour one half with a few drops of red food colouring.
  4. Divide coconut and add to both; beat till thick.
  5. Put into a greased tin, pressing firmly.
  6. Allow to become quite cold before cutting.