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What Shall We Do Now?              255
When they boil, add the cocoanut gradually. Boil for ten minutes, stirring all the time. Pour the mixture into a basin and beat till nearly cold, then turn out into a dish, colouring half of the cream pink as before.
Cocoanut Drops
^ lb. cocoanut, grated.              J lb. white sugar.
The whites of 2 eggs, well beaten.
Mix well together and bake in drops on buttered paper for fifteen minutes.
Cream Caramels
I tin Nestle's milk.                      2 oz. butter.
1 lb. soft white sugar.                 Vanilla.
Melt the sugar with a very little water, and when boiling add the butter and Nestle's milk. Stir continually, as the mixture burns very easily, for fifteen minutes. Try in water to see if it will set. Add the vanilla, pour into a dish, and beat until nearly cold.
1 oz. of cocoanut or 2 of grated chocolate can be used instead of vanilla to flavour the above.
Fruit Cream
1 cocoanut, grated, il lb. granulated sugar, moistened with a little cocoanut-milk.
Put the sugar in a saucepan and let it heat slowly. Then boil rapidly five minutes ; add grated cocoanut, and boil ten minutes. Stir constantly. Put a little on a cold plate, and if it makes a firm paste, take from fire. Pour part of it into a large tin lined with greased paper ; and add to what remains in the saucepan,
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