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This amazing Portuguese coconut tart recipe (receita de tarte de coco) takes less than 35 minutes to make and makes a great sugary snack.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
20 min
Ready In:
35 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Moist Coconut Tart Recipe

Portuguese Moist Coconut Tart Recipe

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Posted in: Cakes / Cheesecakes
Tue, Dec 19, 2017, 00:17
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For the dough:1 cup of flour1 tablespoon of margarine1 pinch of saltWater (to taste)For the filling:1 cup of water1 cup of grated coconut2 cups of sugar4 eggs + 1 yolk
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  • This site uses US measurements.


    1. Preheat the over to 180C or 350F.


    1. Add the flour, margarine and salt with the water and mix well to make the dough.
    2. Once the dough is done, roll it out and put it in a pie pan and set aside.


    1. To make the filling, boil the sugar with the water until it turns into a syrup.
    2. Let it cool, add the eggs and the yolk and stir, then finally add the coconut and mix.
    3. Put the prepared filling in the pie pan and bake for about 20 minutes.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: docesregionais.com *


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