1/2 cup (115g) glace cherries,
chopped2/3 cup (120g) mixed dried fruit
2 tablespoons brandy
2 teaspoons mixed spice
2 ½ cups (100g) Kellogg’s Rice Bubbles
2/3 cup (70g) powdered full cream milk
½ cup (50g) slivered almonds, toasted
½ cup (70g) icing sugar mixture, sifted
2/3 cup (55g) desiccated coconut
250g Copha, chopped
300ml thickened cream
Freeze-dried strawberries, chopped to garnish
Fresh berries and cherries to serve with the wreath
1.Lightly grease 2 x 24-hole mini muffin tins with cooking spray.
2.Combine cherries, dried fruit, brandy and spice. Mix well.
3.Combine the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl, then add in the dried fruit mixture and stir to combine.
4.Melt Copha in a saucepan over low heat. Cool slightly then pour onto dry mixture and combine well. Press 1 heaped tablespoon of mixture into each muffin hole. Flatten tops with the back of a spoon. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.
5.Remove White Christmas from tin and arrange onto a serving platter or board in the shape of a wreath.
6.Just before serving, whip cream to stiff peaks and fill a piping bag fitted with a 2cm nozzle. Pipe onto the White Christmas and decorate with freeze dried strawberries and fresh slices of strawberries.
7.Arrange fresh fruit around the wreath to garnish. Place into the centre of your Christmas table