Coconut Lime Bars
Yields 12 coconut lime bars
Preheat oven to 350 (325 degrees if using convection oven).
1 package Iveta Vanilla Cupcake Mix
1/2 cup shredded coconut
8 tbsp room temperature butter
Zest of 4 limes (less if limes are large)
3/4 cup lime juice
2 cups sugar
2 tbsp flour
1/4 cup shredded coconut for garnish (optional)
Directions for Base
Mix all ingredients for the base in an electric mixer and mix until well combined.
Place the mixed ingredients in a prepared 9 x 13 sheet pan, evenly coatin the base of the pan (use your hands to press down base to the pan).
Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the base is slightly golden brown.
Directions for Top
While the Base is in the oven, start zesting the limes.
In a medium bowl whisk together the zest, lime juice and eggs.
Add the sugar and whisk some more until well combined.
With the flour and 1/3 cup of the lime mixture, make a rue, whisking to avoid lumps.
Whisk rue back into lime mixture, then pour over Base and put pan back into oven.
After 5 minutes in the oven rotate the pan 180 degrees, then finish baking for 16-20 minutes or until the edges start to brown.