A veganisation of a classic recipe, this works quite well and the end result still appeals to the omnivores of the house.
3 cups icing sugar
1/2 cup soy milk
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 to 1 1/2 cups coconut
red food colouring
Mix all but the food colouring and coconut in a heavy based pot. Heat over a medium heat stirring until the sugar has dissolved, bring to the boil and boil without stirring until softball stage (once it's boiling you can turn the element down to med low to avoid burning).
Remove from heat, stir in coconut and leave to cool for 10 mins.
If you want half coloured then divide in half, colour one portion.
Beat until the mix starts to thicken, pour into a slice tin lined with baking paper, cut when cold.