Failsafe Recipes: Sweet things, biscuits, desserts


3 tbspn gelatine
1 cup cold water
4 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups hot water
vanilla or citric acid "lemon juice" to taste
icing sugar

Soak gelatine in cold water. Bring sugar and hot water to boiling point. Add soaked gelatine and boil gently for 20 minutes. Pour into a large mixing bowl. Cool and add flavour (opt). Beat until thick. Pour into wetted 28 x 18 cm slab cake pan. When cold, cut into squares and toss in a mixture of icing sugar and cornflour.