4 tablesppon---butter ( I prefer the danish butter)
1/4 Cup Sugar
1/3 cup Evaporated milk
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond essence
Dir: In mixing bowl combine butter shrtening, sugar milk, egg, baking opwder and essence. stir in 1 cup flour, Mix well, then handle witj hands , work in additional 1/2 Cup of four. Place dough on a floured surface and roll to 1/8 inch thickness. Place in a 9" pie pan cut excess dough from the pan. Save it for the lattice ( design on the top of tart).
1 pound coconut
3/4 c sugar
2 tablespoon water
1/4 teaspoon almond or vanill essence ( prefer almond)
Combine sugar, coconut and water in saucepan, stirring ocassionally over medium heat, bring to a slight boil, turn stove down to simmer; stiriing occassionally 30-40 minutes or until mixture thickens but not tight. Just before it thickens add essence.
Place in tart shell. Preheat overn at 375 degress. Bake tarts for 15-20 minutes.