Bahamian Pineapple-coconut Tart Recipe

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Bahamian Pineapple-Coconut Tart

Vickie Parks

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@Northwestgal

Tarts of all kinds are a traditional dessert throughout the Caribbean Islands, which derive from British trade ventures of a century or two ago that introduced the popular British Bakewell Tarts to Caribbean cooks. There are numerous versions of Caribbean tarts that largely depend on island preferences and availability of local fruits. This version is a favorite from the Bahamas, and it features a Bahamian favorite--coconut--with a touch of pineapple.


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Serves:
8 or 9
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1
pastry for a 9-inch pie crust
8 oz
pineapple jam
4 oz
butter
1/2 c
granulated sugar
2 large
eggs
2 oz
ground coconut (or 4 ounces fresh)
1/4 c
all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp
coconut rum (or vanilla extract or almond extract)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350°F.
2Roll pastry out thinly to form a square. Line bottom and sides of a 9-inch square cake pan with the pastry. Spread the jam over the pastry.
3Beat butter and sugar together. Gradually beat in eggs. Mix in coconut, flour, rum (or extract). Pour over the jam layer.
4Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until the pastry is lightly golden.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Caribbean
Hashtags: #Tropical, #Bahamas