Congress Coconut Tart

Makes one tart

Similar in concept to a bakewell tart but made with coconut instead of almonds, congress tart is delicious hot or cold.

Free from Soya
Vegetarian

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Pastry

  1. Rub a little butter around an 18cm/7”round, loose bottom tin and pre-heat the oven.
  2. Put the flour and butter into a large bowl.
  3. Use a fork or pastry blender to work the butter into the flour until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  4. Stir in the water.
  5. Using your hands, gather the mix together to form a smooth ball of pastry dough.
  6. Put the dough on a floured surface, or between two pieces of cling film, and roll it into a 23cm/9” circle.
  7. Transfer the pastry to the prepared dish or simply press it into the dish using your fingers.
  8. Cut away any pastry that hangs over the edge of your dish.

Filling

  1. Spread the jam over the pastry.
  2. Put the eggs and caster sugar into a bowl and beat until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the self raising flour and coconut and stir to combine.
  4. Spread the mixture over the jam.
  5. Bake for 40-45 minutes.

Equipment

18cm/7" round, loose botom tin

Temperature

180°C, Fan 160°C, 350°F, Gas 4

Cooking time

40-45 minutes
I made this with gluten free flour last night wow my kids 4/7 loved it.
By Mrs Fiona Garrett
01 Jun 2011

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