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Friday, 17 November 2006

Coconut Tart

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I had some leftover sweet shortcrust pastry from the Apple Crumble recipe, enough for a small tart base. So what to do with it??? I surfed a bit and got myself an idea to make a coconut tart with whatever I have in my larder. The coconut filling seems enough for a small 6" tart. Hubby likes this a lot as the coconut aroma is fantastic but I might want to try this using freshly grated young coconut next time to get a moist coconut filling. I'm wondering if I need to dry up the grated coconut a little first before using... anyone?

COCONUT TART

Filling

1/4 cup softened butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 cup dessicated coconut

Roll out pastry into a tart tin. Brush in some strawberry jam on the base. Mix together all the ingredients for the filling. Pour filling into the pastry. Bake till golden brown.

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10 comments:

5xmom ~chanlilian.net~ said...

I adore coconuts! Sounds like very easy to do. But I too wonder if using fresh coconuts will have all the santan flowing out? When you experimented with it, share again?

boo_licious said...

got to consult my rohani jelani cookbook, I know she has a coconut tart recipe in there.

Fashionasia said...

wow...looks yummiee...
and minimal ingredients!!i like..hehe

cookies_cream said...

I used to get them at stalls that sell egg tarts~ The recipe is easy~ It looked yummy especially the top part. Thanks for sharing. :)

babe_kl said...

will try, lilian and let you know

thanks for the trouble, boo_licious

fashionasia, it's the minimal ingredients that i liked too!

same here cookies_cream. i never knew it was this easy. actually can omit the jam.

Valisa said...

wow lekker!!! I must try this!!!

babe_kl said...

haha lisa, craving a piece of home eh?

Valisa said...

hahaha you found me out :P INDEED!!!
hey did you have a lemang post with that fab pics on your flickr? which post is that so I can trackback with mine? Dank je!

boo_licious said...

Checked the book and she uses freshly grated coconut.

babe_kl said...

sorry lisa, i did not blog about the lemang. just posted the pic only on flickr

thanks a lot boo_licious