How to make it

  • Preheat oven 350ºF.
  • 9 X 13 baking dish ungreased
  • Base:
  • In small bowl mix flour and salt together with whisk.
  • In mixer bowl beat sugar and shortening(butter) until smooth and creamy. Add egg yolks and beat until combined. Add almond extract. Blend in flour mixture until combined. Take this mixture and spread evenly into baking pan. Bake in oven for 15 minutes.
  • 2nd Layer:
  • In small bowl stir jam until smooth. Then spread evenly over hot base and top with coconut. Set aside.
  • Topping:
  • In your mixing bowl add your egg whites and whisk until foamy. Gradually add 1/2 cup sugar and until stiff peaks are foamed. Spread this over the 2nd layer evenly and return to oven to bake for 25 minutes, or until top is lightly golden brown. Place on rack to cool cut into bars and store in fridge.
  • Makes 36 bars.

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  • canadianbakertoo 10 years ago
    peetabear...thanks for the comment.
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    " It was excellent "
    peetabear ate it and said...
    thank you for a great sounding recipe... I liked your changes to the original recipe... five forks
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  • canadianbakertoo 10 years ago
    Thanks for the comment momo 55grandma
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    wow this is wonderful love it high5 thanks bunches
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