Lemon Coconut Bars

I made Lemon Coconut Bars for the Richmond Community Kitchen Open House. These Lemon Coconut Bars are ultra sweet and you should enjoy it only once in a blue moon. I thought it should be perfect for potluck where each person will only try a small piece.

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The Lemon Coconut Bar is rich with coconut aroma and lemon flavour. The base of the bar is crispy while the top is chewy. It is a bit too sweet even for my sweet tooth. I would recommend to reduce the sugar by half a cup each for the crust and filing.

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Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 cup margarine, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar (I would recommend to reduce by 1/2 cup)
  • 2 cups flour

Filings:

  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • grated lemon rinds from two lemons
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar (I would recommend to reduce by 1/2 cup)
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

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Click on the link below for the instructions.

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