1 or 2 pkts. of plain chocolate biscuits (not iced or chocolate coated biscuits but biscuits flavoured with chocolate)
Sherry or marsala or peppermint essence well diluted in milk
1 cup icing sugar
3 tbspns. cocoa
1/3 cup of margarine
Method: Sprinkle each biscuit with sherry, marsala or peppermint essence. Sandwich the biscuits together with cream in the form of a log. Whip together all the icing ingredients and set the mixture roughly over the log and score with a fork to resemble bark.
Source: Mantle of Safety Cookbook 2 (The Port Augusta Women's Air Branch Auxillary of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia, c1987), p.111.