Coconut Key Lime Tart

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recipe by Jessica Entzel

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based on 2 ratings

This tart is the perfect finish to a spicy meal. Cool, tart, and refreshing, this recipe is very easy to make and has a wonderful tropical flair to it. Add whipped cream or whipped coconut cream and coconut flakes to garnish, or leave it simple.

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • Graham crackers icon
    Graham crackers
    50g (about ½ cup)
  • Unsweetened shredded coconut icon
    Unsweetened shredded coconut
    20g (about 4 tbsp)
  • Sugar icon
    83g (about ½ cup)
  • Salt icon
    2 pinches
  • Butter icon
    32g (about 2¼ tbsp)
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    5 (100g)
  • Lime juice icon
    Lime juice
    1 cup (240g)
  • Condensed milk icon
    Condensed milk
    397g (about 1¼ cups)


  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Pie dish - 9"

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  2. Add graham crackers, unsweetened shredded coconut, sugar, salt and butter to a clean large mixing bowl
  3. Mix well
  4. Transfer crumbs to pie dish
  5. Press gently
  6. Bake until toasted then set aside - 6 min, 175°C
  7. Add egg yolk and sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  8. Mix well
  9. Add lime juice, condensed milk and salt to the filling
  10. Mix thoroughly until well combined
  11. Transfer filling to pie dish
  12. Bake until just set - 17 min, 175°C
  13. Let cool on round wire rack
  14. Serve
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