Monday, 2 November 2009
Coconut and passion Fruit slices
Tea is a very old tradition in Zimbwe and this is a very good addition to the cucumber sandwiches and chocolate cake!
125 grams butter 210 grams caster sugar 1 egg 5 milligrams vanilla essence 60 grams flour 5 milligrams baking powder pinch salt Filling 4 eggs 200 grams sugar 80 grams decicated coconut 50 grams flour 375 milliliters cream 160 milliliters coconut milk juice and zest of one lemon 125 milliliters passon fruit pulp Preheat over to 180 degrees and grease and line a baking tray Place butter and sugar in an electric mixer and beat until light and creamy. Add the egg and vanilla and beat well. Sift in the flour, baking powder and salt. Stir until combined and makes a sticky dough Press the pastry evenly into the pan and bake for about 15 minutes For the filling place the eggs and sugar in a bowl and whisk until pale - add the coconut, flour, cream , coconut milk. lemon juice and passion fruit. Stir to combine and pour the filling over the baked pastry case. Bake for about 35 - 40 minutes until golden. Alow to cool in tin before cutting in slices.