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    Coconut Lime Cream Tart

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    10 mins

    25 mins

    Sweet PQ?'s Note:

    This tart reminds of a tropical vacation. The lime and coconut flavours play off one another in this creamy, refreshing tart. From Canadian Living magazine. NOTE: Prep time does not include chilling time.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8

    Yield:

    pie

    Units: US | Metric

    CRUST

    • 11 shortbread cookies (about 6 oz)
    • 3/4 cup coconut, sweetened and shredded
    • 1/4 butter, melted

    FILLING

    • 3/4 cup milk
    • 2 tablespoons sugar
    • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
    • 1/4 cup coconut syrup (creamy)
    • 1/2 teaspoon lime rind, grated
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 2 tablespoons lime juice
    • 1/4 teaspoon coconut extract
    • 1/2 cup whipping cream

    TOPPING

    Directions:

    1. 1
      CRUST:.
    2. 2
      Crush cookies in a food processor. Add the coconut and butter, pulsing until mositened. Press into a 9" tart pan with removable bottom (I just use my springform pan).
    3. 3
      Bake @ 350* oven, until crust is golden and firm. This should take about 15 minutes. Let cool.
    4. 4
      FILLING:.
    5. 5
      Whisk milk, sugar and cornstarch together in a heavy saucepan.
    6. 6
      Whisk in the cream of coconut syrup and lime rind.
    7. 7
      Bring to simmer over medium heat and stir constantly. Simmer until thickened, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
    8. 8
      In a bowl, whisk the egg yolk. Whisk in the hot milk mixture, then pour back in pan and simmer for 2 minutes, stirring all the time.
    9. 9
      Stir in the lime juice and coconut extract.
    10. 10
      Pour into bowl. Cover surface with plastic wrap and refrigerate until cold - about 2 hours.
    11. 11
      Whisk the filling to loosen. In a separate bowl, whip the cream, then fold it into the filling. Scrape into crust and smooth top.
    12. 12
      Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
    13. 13
      TOPPING:.
    14. 14
      Whip cream. Pipe or spoon 6-8 rosettes around edge of tart.
    15. 15
      Cut each lime slice into quarters and place one in each cream rosette.

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    Nutritional Facts for Coconut Lime Cream Tart

    Serving Size: 1 (77 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 226.7
     
    Calories from Fat 156
    69%
    Total Fat 17.4 g
    26%
    Saturated Fat 11.0 g
    55%
    Cholesterol 59.5 mg
    19%
    Sodium 73.8 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 16.0 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    6%
    Sugars 5.4 g
    21%
    Protein 2.7 g
    5%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    butter

    coconut syrup

    lime slices

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