Coconut - Lime Squares

Recipe by evelynathens

These are great-tasting.

Top Review by Mia in Germany

As the description says, these are great tasting! Actually they're awesome. I made them gluten free using cornflour and cornstarch for the crust and rice flour and cornstarch for the custard. Worked like a spell. There don't seem to be sweetened coconut flakes available in Germany, at least I've never seen them, so I used unsweetened, and it was still plenty sweet. Love the lime flavour. I used 2 8x4 inch pans and layered them with nonstick paper so I could easily lift the bars out of the pans. Thanks for sharing this yummy recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For crust: Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. Butter and flour an 8-inch square baking pan, knocking out excess flour.
  3. Blend together with fingertips flour, butter, coconut, confectioners’ sugar and salt until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  4. Pat mixture into prepared pan and bake in middle of oven 25-30 minutes, or until golden-brown.
  5. Reduce oven temperature to 300F.
  6. Make filling: Whisk together eggs and sugar until combined well and stir in flour, lime juice and zest.
  7. Pour filling mixture over crust and bake in middle of oven for 20 minutes.
  8. Top custard with coconut garnish and bake 5-10 minutes longer, or until just set.
  9. Cool on rack and chill 1 hour.
  10. Cut into 16, 2-inch squares.

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