Coconut Lime-Curd Bars
Serves 16| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
- 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar, plus more for dusting
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 3 tablespoons lime zest
- 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- Heat oven to 350°F. Combine the coconut, 3/4 cup flour, 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, and the butter in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse several times until a crumbly dough is formed. Press firmly into a greased 8-by-8-inch pan. Bake until just golden, about 12 minutes.
- Sift together the granulated sugar, the remaining 1 tablespoon of cornstarch, and the 2 tablespoons of flour. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs, lime zest, lime juice, and vanilla. Slowly pour the egg mixture into the flour mixture, whisking to avoid lumps. Pour the filling over the baked crust.
- Bake until the lime curd is set in the center, about 22 minutes. Cool completely in the refrigerator, about 2 hours. Cut into 16 bars and dust with powdered sugar before serving.
- Per Serving
- Calories 171Calories From Fat 44%
- Calcium 9mg
- Carbohydrate 23g
- Cholesterol 41mg
- Fat 8g
- Fiber 1g
- Iron 1mg
- Protein 2mg
- Sat Fat 6g
- Sodium 25mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .
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