A simple yet tasty snack that is just perfect for an afternoon tea. A light butter taste on the base, layered with sweet jam and topped with crispy desiccated coconut… hmm, it’s yum! A great snack indeed. You must try this out!
250g plain flour
125g self raising flour
125g icing sugar
1 egg yolk
125g strawberry jam
550g desiccated coconut
What to do
(1) Preheat oven to 180C. Line square tin with paper.
(2) Process flours, butter and icing sugar till it becomes fine and crumbly. Add egg yolk and process till it comes together. Press dough in tin and refrigerate for 10 mins.
(3) Bake dough for 15 mins till golden brown. Allow to cool and then spread jam evenly over pastry.
(4) Beat caster sugar and eggs together till creamy. Add coconut. Spread mixture onto slice. Gently pressing down with back of spoon. Bake for another 25 mins till it becomes slightly golden. Leave to cool and the lift the slice out. Slice into pieces.