Coconut squares

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.

4oz butter
1/2 c of sugar
1 c of flour
3/4 c of coconut
1/4 c of wheatgerm
1 t of baking powder
1 t of golden syrup
Icing :
1/3 tin of condensed milk
1 c of icing sugar
1oz of butter
1 c of coconut
3 t of cocoa

Cream butter, sugar, golden syrup. Then add other ingredients. Spread in a Swiss roll tin.
Bake 180C for 20-25 minutes.
Warm condensed milk and butter in a saucepan over low heat. Blend in icing sugar, then coconut and lastly the cocoa. Mix well and spread on cake while hot. Cut into squares when it has cooled a little.


Source: Onslow College Cookbook, page 138