How to make Strawberry Coconut Bars -

These coconut bars look yummy and taste awesome with strawberry .

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Refined Flour, Dessicated Coconut

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Desserts

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Strawberry Coconut Bars

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Karnataka cuisine comprises of many vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes that are full of flavour and taste. It is one of the oldest surviving cuisines and its origins can be traced back to the Iron Age. 
The varieties in Karnataka cuisine have influenced the neighbouring states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Maharashtra. The cuisine also reflects influences from these four neighbouring states on its food habits. 
Being a coastal state, coconut is grown in abundance. Needless to say coconut in its various forms like oil, milk, fresh and dried coconut is put to excellent use in its cuisine.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Strawberry Coconut Bars Recipe

  • Refined Flour 1 1/4 cups

  • Dessicated Coconut 1/2 teaspoon

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon + 1 cup

  • Butter 1/2 cup + 6 tablespoons

  • Eggs 3

  • Milk 2 tablespoons

  • Strawberry jam thick 1 cup

  • Vanilla essence 2 teaspoons

  • Sweetened desiccated coconut 2 1/2 cups

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven at 180°C. Sift flour, salt and baking powder together. Add one-teaspoon sugar.

Step 2

Break eggs and separate one egg yolk. Beat together butter, egg yolk and milk. Fold the flour mixture into it.

Step 3

Press the mixture into a greased rectangular pan. Spread strawberry jam over, leaving an edge of about a quarter inch all around pan.

Step 4

In a separate bowl beat remaining eggs and one cup of sugar until thick and lemon coloured. Pour in vanilla essence and six tablespoon of melted butter.

Step 5

Blend in desiccated coconut. Spread the above mixture evenly over the jam layer. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C for about half an hour, or until the top is golden brown and set.

Step 6

Cool and cut into squares and serve.

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