Cherry coconut and chocolate squares

27 Jan

the hungry mum


Here’s a fun fact: I dislike cucumbers but love pickles. In sorta the same vein I dislike fresh cherries but love Cherry Ripes. I’m not a massive chocolate fan [it was a different story when I was a teen] but when the choc urge strikes it just HAS to be a Cherry Ripe. The makers occasionally taunt me with a ‘limited edition’ extra dark chocolate version of Cherry Ripe but once they have been discontinued I go into mourning. Every time I’m in a $2 shop I greedily search out any left-over stock but it often amounts to disappointment and heart-break.

When I found a recipe for this easy slice that contained many of the ingredients of a Cherry Ripe I was hooked. You can find it in Family Circle’s Biscuits and Slices book, which is an oldie but a goody. This is ideal for a morning tea as it…

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6 Responses to “Cherry coconut and chocolate squares”

  1. youthfoodblog January 28, 2016 at 4:05 am #


  2. Sadie's Nest January 28, 2016 at 5:48 pm #

    Uh, yes please! Do you ship overseas?

    • The Hungry Mum January 28, 2016 at 11:33 pm #

      carrier pigeon is on his way 🙂

      • Sadie's Nest January 28, 2016 at 11:45 pm #

        Lol! I’ll be looking for it 😉

  3. Gingerbread Jenn January 29, 2016 at 4:25 pm #

    What’s a Cherry Ripe?? Do enlighten me, I’m so curious! (these look delicious Mm!)

  4. Anna @ shenANNAgans February 26, 2016 at 12:49 am #

    Oh I am soooooo the same, cucumbers are totally gross, but pickles are delicious. Guess its a texture thing huh? Love your cherry ripe & choc squares, not big on cherry ripes, but reckon this would go alright. 🙂

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