Coconut "croute à thé"


Coconut "croute à thé"
Here's a coconut version of the classic French "croute à thé" cake. The double coconut flavour comes from the sweetcrust pastry as well as the filling.
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Last modified on: August 29th 2021

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Stage 1 - 10 min.
Coconut "croute à thé" : Photo of step #1
Roll out 200 g Coconut sweetcrust pastry and line your chosen tin or mould ( rectangular here).

Leave the spare pastry overhanging the edges and put to wait in the fridge.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Coconut "croute à thé" : Photo of step #2
Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Put 130 g icing sugar and 130 g dessicated coconut in a large bowl and mix with a whisk.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Coconut "croute à thé" : Photo of step #3
Add 60 g egg white and mix with a spoon. The mixture should be fairly thick.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Coconut "croute à thé" : Photo of step #4
Take the pastry case out of the fridge and trim around the edge.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Coconut "croute à thé" : Photo of step #5
Prick all over the base with a fork or pastry pricker.

Stage 6 - 4 min.
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Fill with a thick layer of the coconut mixture, ensuring it is even and level.

Stage 7 - 30 min.
Coconut "croute à thé" : Photo of step #7
Bake for about 30 minutes.

Stage 8
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Leave to cool on a wire rack. Finish the cold cake with a dusting of icing sugar.
Remarks
The quantity of egg white is fairly flexible: feel free to add a little more or a little less to give the right texture to the filling mixture.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in a cake tin or box.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
822 Kcal or 3,442 Kj21 gr251 gr56 gr
41 %8 %24 %9 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
158 Kcal or 662 Kj4 gr48 gr11 gr
8 %2 %5 %2 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
822 Kcal or 3,442 Kj21 gr251 gr56 gr
41 %8 %24 %9 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Milk, Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 pieces : 1.97 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Coconut sweetcrust pastryCoconut sweetcrust pastry: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example:
Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, Arlesian Biscuits, Tarte Normande, Almond cream or frangipane, Pistachio "Financiers", ... All
Dessicated coconutDessicated coconut: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Coconut paste, Coconut pyramids, Coconut tuiles, Coconut sweetcrust pastry, ... All
Egg whiteEgg white: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Italian Meringue, Almond tuiles, Ice-cream Vacherin, Oat financiers for Louise, Royal icing, ... All
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