Banana Coconut Tarts

Banana Coconut Tarts
Photo by Alexandra Grablewski


  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 large egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup chilled vegetable shortening
  • ¼ tsp. table salt
  • 1 ripe banana, peeled and mashed
  • 3 Tbs. ice-cold heavy cream or evaporated milk, more or less as needed
  • + 4 more ingredients
    • ¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter, softened
    • 1-½ cups sweetened shredded coconut
    • 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 tsp. granulated sugar

Sift the flour, sugar, and salt together in a medium-size to large bowl. Using a pastry blender, a big serving fork, or the tips of your fingers, cut in or pinch or squeeze the shortening until the mixture resembles a bowl of sweet peas. Tossing the mixture quickly and lightly with a fork, sprink...

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