Jane McDonald’s Coconut Tarts
A massive thank you to Jane McDonald for supporting Blind Veterans UK by sending us her favourite tart recipe. These tarts look cute decorated with a cherry on the top, yum!
8 oz Self Raising Flour
Pinch of Salt
2 oz Lard
2 oz Butter
4 oz Marg
4 oz Caster Sugar
4 oz Desiccated Coconut
Mix flour and salt in bowl, rub in butter and lard. Add cold water to form dough. Roll out pastry thinly on a floured surface. Cut into rounds using a 7.5 cm cutter and line tart tins.
Cream together butter and sugar. Add egg and whisk. Mix in desiccated coconut.
Put a teaspoon of jam in the bottom of each tart case. Add a spoonful of coconut mixture on top.
Bake on 190 °C for 15-20 minutes.