Tuesday, September 7, 2010
FROSTED COCONUT CRUNCHIES
This is very easy to make and comes out crisp and crunchy after baking.. A vanilla-coconut glaze is used to ice the crunchies..
Grated coconut-1/2 cup
Lightly crushed cornflakes-2 cups
Plain flour-2 cups
Baking powder-1 tsp
Powdered sugar-1 cup
Softened unsalted butter-1 cup /8 oz
Vanilla essence-1 tsp
Coconut essence(optional)-1/2 tsp
Lightly cream butter using an electric beater.Mix with all the other ingredients and press the dough well into a baking tray.Bake in a preheated moderate oven, for about 40 minutes or till the top is medium brown.Remove from the oven.Let it cool slightly and mark into squares.
Meanwhile prepare a Vanilla Coconut Glaze using:-
2 cups icing sugar
1 tbsp soft butter
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
1/2 tsp coconut essence
and a few table spoons of boiling water.
METHOD:-Beat all the ingredients well to obtain a smooth glaze and spread it immediately over the warm crunch.. Let it cool down completely before breaking apart the crunchies.