Coconut Cream Tarts

Southern Living
Coconut Cream Tarts Recipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Makes 8 tarts


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3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
4 large eggs
2 cups milk
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 (8-oz.) package frozen tart shells
Sweetened whipped cream
Additional coconut


Total: 7 Hours, 18 Minutes

Whisk together sugar, flour, eggs, and milk in a heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, 10 minutes or until a chilled pudding-like thickness. Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup sweetened coconut and vanilla. Cover and chill 6 to 24 hours. Bake frozen tart shells according to package directions, and cool completely. Spoon custard into tart shells. Dollop with sweetened whipped cream; sprinkle with additional coconut.

Created date

November 2010