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White Christmas recipe
Without the fruit, nuts etc


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#1 belinda1976

Posted 11 November 2012 - 03:03 PM

I love the flavour of White Christmas but I'm not a massive fan of the glaced fruit, nuts etc (i.e the traditional WC).  So basically I love the actual white bit.

Does anyone have an alternate WC recipe?

#2 CupOfCoffee

Posted 11 November 2012 - 03:09 PM

Could you just try melted white chocolate, rice bubbles, coconut and a little vanilla.

That will give you some texture and the sweetness without the fruit.

#3 TenOfSwords

Posted 11 November 2012 - 03:14 PM

Just make it as is minus the fruits and nuts. It will still work original.gif

#4 belinda1976

Posted 11 November 2012 - 05:58 PM

I realise it will still probably work however I'm wanting some ideas to replace the fruits, nuts etc.

#5 TenOfSwords

Posted 11 November 2012 - 06:00 PM

Ooh, I misunderstood blush.gif I thought you were wanting to know of a recipe with those eliminated.

Alternatives hmmm, choc chips and red raspberries (the lollies)?

#6 Nelly Gnu

Posted 11 November 2012 - 06:02 PM

I've used marshmallows, dried apricots  and slivered almonds before- that was pretty tasty!

#7 SnazzySass

Posted 11 November 2012 - 06:07 PM

biscuit bits would work I think.

#8 SensibleSis

Posted 11 November 2012 - 06:31 PM

I have made it using mini m&m's.

Was intended for children but was also enjoyed by grownups!

#9 idignantlyright

Posted 11 November 2012 - 06:36 PM

I use mini marshmallows, mini coloured choc bits, almond slivers & chopped up red & green snakes.

#10 melissasob

Posted 12 November 2012 - 09:11 PM

Finley chopped up red and green lollies is great, and saltanas. Can't wait to make it for christmas.

Mel

#11 reesan

Posted 13 November 2012 - 02:44 PM

Comes out more like white chocolate rocky road, but is delicious with coconut, red raspberry lollies and marshmallows. Just make sure to add a generous pinch of salt which really brings out all the flavours.

#12 Alacritous~Andy

Posted 13 November 2012 - 02:52 PM

Pistachios, white choc chips, and dried cranberries.  Now I want some.

#13 ~mimo~

Posted 13 November 2012 - 03:34 PM

When I make rocky road I use snakes/jelly babies instead of the turkish delight etc

#14 Shanski

Posted 13 November 2012 - 03:36 PM

The Christmas edition of the Coles in store magazine has a recipe with dried apricots, mango and almonds.

500g white chocolate melts
1/2 cup thickened cream
1cup rice bubbles
1/2 cup blanched almonds, roasted & chopped
1/2 cup dried apricots
1/2 cup finely chopped dried mango
1 cup shredded coconut

Method
Line a slice pan with baking paper. Place chocolate and cream in a heatproof bowl and melt over a saucepan of simmering water. Stir until smooth
Meanwhile place remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Pour over chocolate mixture and mix well. Pour into slice pan and smooth surface. Cover and refrigerate until set. Slice into 20 fingers or whatever size you want.

It's not the traditional one but it sounds yummy and might be worth a try.





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