Friday, April 26, 2013

Strawberry Lemon Coconut Squares

 

Strawberry Lemon Coconut Squares by Angie Ouellette-Tower for godsgrowinggarden.com photo 009_zps9418f63f.jpg

Strawberry Lemon Coconut Squares

Those of you who have been reading my blog for a while will know that I love flavor combinations and especially Lemon and Berries.  For this recipe I also added in coconut, which in my opinion is divine combined with Strawberry & Lemon!

Strawberry Lemon Coconut Squares by Angie Ouellette-Tower for godsgrowinggarden.com photo 002_zpsf766c90b.jpg

Printable Recipe

Crust
1/2 cup butter (if using unsalted then add 1/4 teaspoon salt)
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup coconut flakes (unsweetened & ground)
1/4 cup powdered sugar
 
Blend all ingredients with a fork or pastry cutter until it resembles the picture above.  With your fingers - Press this crumbly dough into a square Pyrex dish (spray the dish first).  Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.

Strawberry Lemon Coconut Squares by Angie Ouellette-Tower for godsgrowinggarden.com photo 005_zps07eefab0.jpg

Prepare the Fruit Custard filling while the crust is in the oven.
 
Fruit Custard Filling
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 tablespoon lemon zest
5 to 6 strawberries (hulled, washed & drained) 
 
Whisk the eggs, baking powder and sugar until fluffy.  Puree the lemon juice, zest & strawberries together in a blender.  Add the fruit mixture into the egg mixture and whisk until combined (see top picture). 
 
As soon as the crust is finished baking remove from the oven and immediately pour the fruit custard filling into the hot crust (see picture below). 

Strawberry Lemon Coconut Squares by Angie Ouellette-Tower for godsgrowinggarden.com photo 006_zps2c7b5678.jpg

Now bake (same temperature as before - 350 degrees) for another 25 minutes or until it is lightly golden brown on top (see picture below).


Strawberry Lemon Coconut Squares by Angie Ouellette-Tower for godsgrowinggarden.com photo 007_zpsa019de1d.jpg

Remove from the oven, allow to cool and cut into slices or square pieces & ENJOY!!

Strawberry Lemon Coconut Squares by Angie Ouellette-Tower for godsgrowinggarden.com photo 008_zpsa54aaf54.jpg


Copyright, Permissions & Disclaimer
 
 
by Angie Ouellette-Tower for godsgrowinggarden.com photo Day_zpsb50f87c9.jpg

Linked to:
Crafty Fridays
Domesblissity
Busy Bees
Lovely Blog Hop
Freedom Friday
Foodie Friday
I Love My Post
Mix It Up Mondays
Couponing & Cooking
Adorned From Above
Wildcard Wednesday
Busy Bees


_____________________________________________________________________________________

Your monthly ad could be here!


Click the button to see how

12 comments:

  1. I love this recipe! My husband loves coconut so I might just have to make this over the weekend.
    Thank you for liking our GMO Free fb page. If you are interested in getting involved or even just posting about the project please send me an email and I can get you a bit of info.
    Thanks!
    mari_backtonature@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks so much! I will think about that this weekend & let you know if I decide to become more involved.

      Delete
  2. Love the recipe! I will definitely have to try it. Thank you for stopping by my blog. I am following you back. I am also hosting a craft link party today and would love for you to stop by and link up your recipe! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

    -Amy
    http://www.thestitchinmommy.com/2013/04/get-crafty-friday-19.html

    ReplyDelete
  3. Visit and follow from Blog Hop.
    would be nice if you can link up at my blog.
    Have a nice day.
    Nan
    http://www.blogshe.net

    ReplyDelete
  4. I've never tried these before, but just the name sounds heavenly to me right now! YUM!
    ~Kim
    www.2justByou.com

    ReplyDelete
  5. So yummy

    New follower from I love my post

    http://o-fata-simpla.blogspot.ro/

    ReplyDelete
  6. I'm not normally a coconut fan, but it sounds like the perfect pairing here. Thank you so much for sharing on Foodie Friday

    ReplyDelete
  7. Angie,
    These look amazing. Thanks for sharing at Wednesday's Adorned From Above Blog Hop. Join us at 8:00PM tonight for this weeks party.
    Debi and Charly
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com

    ReplyDelete

Please feel free to leave comments or questions (no question is ever stupid) - They will show up on the blog once I have read through them.
Thank You.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...