Coconut Ice Stars

Makes ± 36 stars



520g (4 x 250ml) Huletts Icing Sugar
1ml cream of tartar
1ml salt
1 can condensed milk
320g (4 x 250ml) coconut
5ml vanilla essence
red food colouring




  1. Grease a baking tray - 22 x 22 x 5cm.
  2. Sift the icing sugar, cream of tartar and salt together.
  3. Add the condensed milk, coconut and vanilla essence to the icing sugar mixture and mix well.
  4. The mixture should be quite dry.
  5. Divide the mixture into two batches. Press the one half out onto a baking tray.
  6. Colour the remaining half either light pink or green with a few drops of colouring.
  7. Spoon evenly over white coconut mixture.
  8. Press down slightly with palm of the hand.
  9. Leave to set.
  10. Cut out desired shapes with a cookie cutter.

Estimated costing, mark-up & suggested selling price

Ingredients:R 85.90
Electricity / refrigeration:R 0.00
Packaging:R 0.00*
Total expenses:R 85.90
Recommended profit:R 47.30
Total:R 133.20
Recommended selling price per star:
(R133.20 divided by 36 stars)
R 3.70
*Should you use serviettes or paper plates for packaging, remember to include this in your cost