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Carnation Sweetened Condensed Milk (397g) - only 89p @ Co-op
Carnation Sweetened Condensed Milk (397g) - only 89p @ Co-op

Carnation Sweetened Condensed Milk (397g) - only 89p @ Co-op

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Carnation Sweetened Condensed Milk is only 89p just now. Usually around £1.50 and I think Tesco has it for £1 just now but this is the cheapest I've seen for a while. I use this in a lot of recipes like cheesecake, Banoffee Pie, cookies, tablet and fudge etc so its worth stocking up. 397g tin.

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Thanks...will get a few tins.
hot

Coconut Ice, here I come.:p

Thanks.

Original Poster

Never tried coconut ice - may give that a bash. It's usually scottish tablet I make but not too often as its not good for you lol. Lemon cheesecake has been the favourite using this recently - its amazing!

I've temporarily killed my love for that, as my wife had me make it four weekends in a row. That's a lot of sugar...

Original Poster

Tis that - they would have me making it every week too if I let them but so unhealthy (tasty but naughty) X)

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Quietus

Coconut Ice, here I come.:pThanks.



Guniess punch here i come

Hi coconut ice cream sounds lush . How do you make it

Original Poster

Don't think its ice cream - its just coconut ice, like a fondant/coconut mix made into cubes/squares and usually pink or white or a mixture. Never had it since I was a kid but I'm presuming that's what Quietus means.

Just me that drinks it straight then

the dulce de leche(caramel) one was £1 in asda bought two tins no need to mess around when making banoffee pie
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king_iang

the dulce de leche(caramel) one was £1 in asda bought two tins no need to … the dulce de leche(caramel) one was £1 in asda bought two tins no need to mess around when making banoffee piehttp://groceries.asda.com/asda-estore/search/searchcontainer.jsp?trailSize=1&searchString=condensed+milk&domainName=Products&headerVersion=v1&_requestid=178810



I buy this too sometimes but find its too sloppy and doesn't set as good as doing it yourself. Its a great timesaver though and good at that price as normally nearly £2.

wendyhoust

Hi coconut ice cream sounds lush . How do you make it

No, sorry, it's just coconut ice. It's a sweet treat.
kaks26

Don't think its ice cream - its just coconut ice, like a fondant/coconut … Don't think its ice cream - its just coconut ice, like a fondant/coconut mix made into cubes/squares and usually pink or white or a mixture. Never had it since I was a kid but I'm presuming that's what Quietus means.

Yup, that's correct, and it's sooo easy to make:

One tin of this condensed milk
350g of icing sugar
Between 275g and 350g of desiccated coconut

Just pour the milk into a large bowl.
Stir in all of the icing sugar. (It'll finish up looking like a beige paste)
Pour in all of the desiccated coconut. Hard to stir! If you use the lower end (275g) it'll be more of a sugary treat, whereas the higher end will make it more flakey / crumbly.
Scoop it all into a suitable size tray, about 2 or 3 centimetres deep, spread it out, and leave it on the side to set overnight. Cover it with a tea towel or something to stop any gross stuff getting in.
Cut it up into bitesize pieces, and scoff the lot! Enjoy!:p

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hugh3sy7

Just me that drinks it straight then



Looks like it X)

hugh3sy7

Just me that drinks it straight then



you're not the only one lol!!!

kaks26

Looks like it X)



Straight out of the tin into my big gob via teaspoon mmmmmmmmm

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abattoir

Straight out of the tin into my big gob via teaspoon mmmmmmmmm



Must admit I do that too - though I try to do it after I've used it for a recipe and scrape the bottom of the tin because if I started doing it before there wouldn't be a lot left!

Condensed milk sandwiches It's oooooooookay.
Edited by: "Broxy" 31st Mar 2011

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Broxy

Condensed milk sandwichies It's oooooooookay.



That's taking it too far

kaks26

That's taking it too far


Ah yes, Tiswas, what a sight watching Lenny Henry eating Condensed Milk sandwiches, great stuff.

Original Poster

Tiswas! That takes me back lol. Still couldn't eat condensed milk sandwiches though.....
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