Strawberry Candy (with Sweetened Condensed Milk)


15 ounces sweetened condensed milk

1 pound coconut (finely ground type)

6 ounces strawberry gelatin

1 cup finely ground almonds

1 Tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

green candied cherries or green tinted frosting


Combine condensed milk, coconut, 3 ounces dry gelatin, almonds, sugar, and flavorings. Mix well. Shape to form strawberries. Roll berries in remaining gelatin to coat thoroughly. Allow to dry before storing. To make stem, use a piece of candied cherry or any kind of green frosting piped through a pastry tube. These confections do not need refrigeration.

Yields: 4 1/2 dozen.

“Delicious served as candy or to garnish fruit, salad or tea trays.”

Additional Information

Source: Virginia Hospitality — The Junior League of Hampton Roads, Inc. 1981 edition — Posted by cuteascountry_Shortcake


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