What is White Christmas Candy?
White Christmas is an Australian no-bake sweet, made from a combination of Copha or white chocolate, icing sugar, sultanas, glacé cherries, desiccated coconut, milk powder and rice bubbles.
It is cooked in a rectangular slice tin, and cut into small slices or cube pieces because of it's richness. It is very well known in Australia, being a sweet that children can easily be taught to make. This sweet treat is also popular given as gifts in clear cellophane bags or jars tied with ribbon
White Christmas Recipe 1
250 g copha
3 cups rice bubbles
1 cup coconut
3/4 cup icing sugar
1 cup full cream powdered milk
30 g glace cherries (red and green)
1/2 cup sultanas
30 g glace apricots
30 g glace pineapple
Line 28cm x 18cm lamington tin with baking powder-
Melt copha- Add to all other ingredients combined in a
large bowl and mix throughly-
Press mixture into tin and refrigerate until firm-
Cut into serving size pieces-
White Christmas Recipe 2
140g (1 cup) pure icing sugar
180g (1 cup) sultanas
100g (slightly rounded 1/2 cup) chopped glace cherries
100g (2/3 cup) finely chopped dried apricots
85g (1 cup) desiccated coconut
106g (1 cup) full cream milk powder
40g (1 1/4 cups) rice bubbles
Line an 18cm by 28cm slice pan with baking paper.
Melt Copha in a small saucepan over low heat.
Sift icing sugar into a large bowl. Add sultanas, cherries, apricots,
coconut, milk powder and rice bubbles and stir until well combined.
Add melted Copha to bowl and stir until well combined.
Transfer the mixture to the prepared pan.
Firmly press the mixture into the pan using the back of a spoon.
Tightly cover pan with plastic wrap or aluminium foil, and then refrigerate until slice is cold and set. Cut White Christmas into small squares to serve. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.