cream cheese, room temperature
sugar ; divided
coconut cream ; optional
unbaked 9" pie crust
1Beat the cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar until smooth ; beat in the flour , then the whipping cream , coconut cream and rum.
2Add the egg yolks ; 1 @ a time until blended ; stir in the coconut.
3In a medium mixing bowl: beat the egg whites until foamy ; gradually add the remaining 1/4 cup sugar and continue to beat until stiff peaks form.
4Fold the whipped egg whites into the cream cheese mixture.
5Pour into the pastry shell.
6Bake in a pre-heated oven @ 325° for 1 Hr.
7Turn off the oven after 1 hr. and prop the door open slightly ; leaving the pie inside the oven.
8After 30 minutes remove the pie and let cool.
9Chill in refrigerator at least 4 hrs. before serving.
Rose Rauhauser NewYorkWoman - Aug 27, 2011
Hey Karla Girl, just pulling this pie out of the oven. I have to tell you the east coast is expecting hurricane Irene, we may have power failures, my husband asked for something coconut to munch on if the power goes out and I made him this pie, sooo beautiful and delicious can't thank you enough for this post. hugzzzz.
Karla Everett Karla59 - Aug 27, 2011
Hi Rose , I'm glad that you liked it , I hope everything is safe where you are and please rate it when you can :D
Rose Rauhauser NewYorkWoman - Aug 28, 2011
Hi Karla, all is well, just some downed trees, nothing dangerous. I want to tell you your pie is excellent. The light and fluffy texture is beautiful and so very flavorful with the coconut. Loved it and it's a saver for all occasions. Thanks for the post girl, I got lots of hugs for this one.