Coconut Bars Recipe

Coconut Bars Recipe

Ingredients: Makes 16

75g/3 oz butter or margarine

100g/4 oz/1 cup plain (all-purpose) flour
30 ml/2 tbsp caster (superfine) sugar

2 eggs
100g/4 oz soft brown sugar

A pinch of salt
175 g/6 oz desiccated (shredded) coconut
50g/2 oz chopped mixed nuts

Orange Icing

Method:

Rub the butter or margarine into the our until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar and press into an un-greased 23 cm/9 in square baking tin (pan). Bake in a preheated oven at 190C/350F/gas mark 4 for 15 minutes until just set.


Blend together the eggs, brown sugar and salt, then stir in the coconut and nuts and spread over the base. Bake for 20 minutes until set and golden. Ice with orange icing when cool. Cut into bars.

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