Thursday, 14 February 2013

Blue, White & Pink Kitchen Tea









 
















































 











I'm very happy to share some Kitchen Tea images today!

I styled the party for my friend Gillian- the upcoming Bride!

A few guests were keen to try my Nannie's Coconut Ice recipe, so here it is!

Coconut Ice
(makes 54 pieces)

Cooking time 5 mins

250g Copha
750g icing sugar, sifted
1 cup condensed milk
255g desiccated coconut
65g shredded coconut
1 Tbs lemon juice
1 Tsp vanilla extract
4-5 drops pink colouring
1.5 Tsp rosewater

Lightly grease a 28cm x 18cm lamington tin with canola oil. Heat the copha in a small saucepan over med-low heat until just melted. Place the icing sugar, condensed milk and desiccated & shredded coconut in a bowl. Add the copha and stir until smooth. Add the lemon juice and vanilla extract and combine (you will have a stiff paste). Place a thrid of the mixture in a separate bowl and stir in the food colouring and rosewater. Coconut ice begins to set quickly, so work fast! Spoon half the white mixture into the prepared tin and use a palate knife or back of a large, flat spoon to press down until even. Evenly spread the pink mixture on top, then the remaining white mixture and allow to stand for about 1-2 hours or until set. Use a lightly oiled cutter to cut into desired shape.

And enjoy your delicious treats!

Styling: Tina Kent - Lady Chatterley's Affair
Photography: Emily Archbald

Lovely Bride To Be : Gillian
Attractive Blonde Friend: Annemaree

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18 comments:

  1. Yay! Have been hanging out to see these pics. What a gorgeous day for the gorgeous Gill! T, you are a one in a million friend, what a special day. Looks perfect, top job LCA xx

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  2. Hi Tina

    Thanks so much for dropping by my blog, feel free to come again whenever you like :-)

    This kitchen tea looks absolutely beautiful! It just makes me want to go out and brunch with my girlfriends :-)

    I'm now your newest follower.

    x

    www.lifestylen.blogspot.com

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  3. How Gorgeous Tina! Looks like the most perfect Kitchen Tea!

    Lis xox

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Thanks for the lovely comments!