White Christmas Forest Platter

Turn White Christmas slice into an edible Christmas tree forest!
This dessert is not only delicious, it makes a stunning
centrepiece for your Christmas table.
INGREDIENTS
100g Copha, chopped
75g white cooking chocolate, chopped
1 ½ cups (60g) Kellogg’s Rice Bubbles
½ cup (40g) desiccated coconut
½ cup (55g) powdered milk
¼ cup (35g) icing sugar mixture
½ cup (85g) blanched almonds, roasted and chopped
85g dried mango, chopped
½ cup (115g) red glace cherries, chopped
You will need 7 large waffle cones for this recipe
Garnish
Extra desiccated coconut, fresh strawberries, raspberries and cherries. Mini
candy canes, meringue kisses, macaroons, white mini marshmallows and
white chocolate stars.
METHOD
1. Combine the Copha and chocolate in a large heatproof bowl over a
saucepan of gently simmering water, stir until melted. Remove from
heat.
2. Add the coconut, powdered milk, icing sugar to the Copha mixture and
stir to combine. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
3. Cut 7 rectangles (30cm x 15cm) of baking paper. Roll each sheet into a
cone shape that fits snugly into the waffle cones. Staple to secure.
4. Fill 2 of the paper cones with ½ cup firmly packed White Christmas
mixture in each. Repeat with another 2 cones filled with 1 cup firmly
packed mixture in each. Fill remaining cones with 1/3 cup firmly packed
mixture in each. Stand in glasses and refrigerate for 2 hours or until set.
Assembly
1. Remove baking paper from trees and arrange onto a large flat platter.
2. Decorate by sprinkling the base of the platter with desiccated coconut.
Arrange berries and sweets onto the platter around the base of the trees.
3. Top three of the trees with chocolate stars. Place into the centre of your
Christmas table ready for grazing.
TIPS & HINTS
• Alternatively, melt Copha and chocolate in the microwave in 30 second
bursts. Stir after each heating until just melted.
• Dried mango can be found in the dried fruit and nut section of most large
supermarkets. Dried cranberries, peaches or apricots can be substituted.
• Forest Platter will hold easily at room temperature for 2-3 hours. Refill
platter with berries and sweets as needed.
• White Christmas trees can be made 3 days in advance. Store in an airtight
container in the refrigerator.
• Use up leftover waffle cones by breaking into large shape, dip in  white
chocolate and dust with coconut to add to the platter.

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