Date meringue tart

Recipe from: 6/10/1999 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 12
Servings 0
Time

Ingredients

  • CRUST
  • 200
    g
    ginger biscuits
  • 65
    ml
    butter, melted
  • FILLING
  • 125
    ml
    sweet wine
  • 125
    g
    seedless dates, finely
  • 65
    ml
    water
  • 250
    ml
    coconut
  • MERINGUE
  • 3
    extra-large egg whites
  • 75
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 1
    ml
    baking powder
 

Method

 
Preheat the oven to 180 ºC and spray a shallow 23 cm tart dish with non-stick cooking spray. Crush the ginger biscuits and mix with butter. Press onto the bottom and sides of the tart dish. Simmer the wine, dates and water together until the dates are soft. Remove from the heat and stir in the coconut. Allow to cool and spoon into the crust. Beat the egg whites till foamy. Gradually beat in the sugar. Sift in the baking powder and fold in. Spoon on top of the tart. Bake for 15 minutes until the meringue is slightly coloured and stiff. Serve with cream if desired. Makes 1 tart.
 

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