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Cherry-Ripe Chocolate Slice

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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 500 g chocolate, Eating (Cadbury's is the nicest)
  • 5 ounces Copha
  • 12 lb desiccated coconut
  • 14 ounces condensed milk, Nestle (Approx. 400g net, I think)
  • 1 (100 g) packet cherries, fresh cherries could be used
  • red food coloring


  1. Melt half the chocolate (using steam - a microwave will burn it!) and press into a slice tray that is layered with aluminium foil.
  2. Refrigerate this till set.
  3. Combine coconut, cherries, melted copha and condensed milk into a semi-solid sticky mess.
  4. Add drops of food coloring till the mixture is pinkish.
  5. Press this on top of the chocolate, pressing into the corners and flattening out using a cold spoon.
  6. Refrigerate till set.
  7. Melt the rest of the chocolate and cover the mixture, then refrigerate again till chocolate hard.
  8. Remove the slice, foil and all, from the tray.
  9. Remove the foil and cut into small squares.
  10. Make sure you get all of the foil or your teeth will feel it!
  11. Keep refrigerated.

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