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Coconut Mice

By Gemma McArdle (GoodFood Community)
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    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • Serves 11
These delicious and cute mice are a great gift for someone or just a sweet snack! This recipe can make five medium mice and three baby mice.
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Ingredients

  • 250g icing sugar,sifted
  • 200g tin of condensed milk
  • 175g desiccated coconut
  • red food dye
  • sweets (for the ears)
  • silver cake decorating balls
  • liquorice 'bootlaces'

Method

  • STEP 1
    Mix the icing sugar and the condensed milk together in a bowl. Mix in the coconut. Put the mixture in two bowls.
  • STEP 2
    Add a few drops of red dye to each bowl and mix it in. Then add a few more drops to one of the bowls.
  • STEP 3
    Dip a clean tablespoon into some water and let it drip. Then,lift out a big spoonful of the mixture. (For baby mice use a teaspoon and for a medium mouse use a dessertspoon)
  • STEP 4
    Pat the spoonful smooth over the top. Turn the spoon over and put the shape onto a piece of plastic foodwrap.
  • STEP 5
    Pinch a nose at the thinner end of the spoon shape. Then, add sweets for ears and silver balls for eyes.
  • STEP 6
    Push a piece of liquorice under the shape , as the tail. Leave the mouse to harden on a plate. Make more mice.
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