Note: These recipes use NZ measurements. 1 c = 1 cup = 250 ml. 1 T = 1 tablespoon = 15 ml. 1 D = 2 teaspoons. 1 t = 1 teaspoon = 5ml. If you're in America, you may find you need a little extra baking powder in recipes that use it.

2 c sugar
1 1/4 c water
2 T gelatine
1 t vanilla

Add 1/2 c water to sugar and simmer until soft ball stage. Cool and add remaining water in which gelatine has been soaked. Add vanilla essence. Beat until stiff. Quickly pour into a flat wet 9 inch square dish. When set cut inot squares with a wet knife and roll in toasted coconut.

Source: Notebook