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Ginger Lime Tart with Coconut Macadamia Crust

Ginger Lime Tart with Coconut Macadamia Crust

Delicious, light, airy lime tart filling with a hint of ginger sits in tart crust featuring graham cracker crumbs, toasted coconut, macadamia nut, and ginger. Each bite the perfect balance of sweet and sour.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Chilling Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • 1 (9-inch) removable bottom tart pan


Toasted Coconut Macadamia Nut Tart Crust

  • 50 grams unsweetened coconut flakes (2/3 cup)
  • 60 grams macadamia nuts (1/2 cup)
  • 7 each graham cracker sheets
  • 12 grams granulated sugar (1 tablespoon)
  • 1 gram ground ginger (1/2 teaspoon)
  • 56 grams salted butter, melted (4 tablespoons)

Ginger Lime Tart

  • 480 grams heavy cream (2 cups)
  • 1 each can sweetened condensed milk (14 ounces)
  • 120 grams fresh lime juice (1/2 cup)
  • 12 grams finely grated fresh lime zest (2 tablespoons)
  • 1 gram ground ginger (1/2 teaspoon)
  • 2 grams finely grated fresh lime zest, for garnish (optional)


Toasted Coconut Macadamia Nut Tart Crust

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Arrange unsweetened coconut flakes on a cookie or baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes or until golden brown in color.
  • Add toasted coconut, macadamia nuts, graham crackers and sugar to food processor. Process until finely ground.
  • Add melted butter to crumb mixture in food processor. Pulse to combine.
  • Press crumbs evenly into bottom and sides of 9-inch tart pan.
  • Bake in preheated oven 15 minutes. Remove from oven. Cool completely.

Ginger Lime Tart

  • Add heavy cream to stand mixer. Beat to soft peaks. Remove bowl from mixer. Set aside.
  • In separate mixing bowl, add sweetened condensed milk, fresh lime juice and zest, and ground ginger. Whisk to combine.
  • Fold condensed milk mixture into beaten whipped cream with spatula. Spread the ginger lime whipped cream filling into the cooled tart shell.
  • Garnish with additional fresh lime zest, or decorate to your desire.
  • Refrigerate at least 2 hours, or overnight.
Keyword coconut crust, ginger lime tart, graham cracker crust, lime tart, tart