Diwali Dainties Recipe

Creamy coconut squares delicately flavoured with rose water and decorated with colourful sprinkles - a perfect Diwali sweetmeat.


Prep Time

10 minutes

Cooking Time

4 hrs chill time


Yield: 36 squares

Recipe Ingredients

  • 20 ml rose water
  • 1 can SPAR condensed milk
  • 1000ml SPAR icing sugar (4 Cups)
  • 325 g dessicated coconut (4 Cups)
  • Rainbow sprinkles

Recipe Method

  1. Stir the rose water into the condensed milk, and pour this onto the measured icing sugar and coconut in a GOOD LIVING 3 litre Super White Porcelain mixing bowl. Mix until if forms a stiff workable paste.
  2. Press the mixture into a lightly greased GOOD LIVING non-stick baking tray (press to fill up the pan completely for thin slices, or only fill ¾ for thicker slices).
  3. Cover the top generously with rainbow sprinkles and roll over with a rolling pin to ensure adhesion to the mixture below.
  4. Chill for 4 hours. Lift the complete slab from the baking tray onto a board, and slice into squares.

Hints & Tips

Sharp bladed knifes or kitchen tools will damage non-stick bake-ware surfaces - rather use nylon or wood tools.