Great Grandma's Coconut Cream Pie

Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

This recipe was my husband's great grandmother, Mrs. Cecil Walston's pie recipe.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
milk
1 c
sweetened, flaked coconut
1 c
light cream
1/2 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
corn starch
2
eggs, separated
1 tsp
vanilla
1
pie crust.
8 oz
whipped cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bake pie crust according to directions on package and cool completely.
2
Place milk and light cream in a double boiler. Add sugar and bring to a boil.
3
Add 2 Tbsp. cold water to corn starch. Stir well.
4
In a bowl beat egg yolks until they are light. Add the corn starch mixture to the yolks. Mix well.
5
Add egg mixture to the milk mixture in the double boiler.
6
Cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
7
Remove from heat. Add vanilla and coconut. Stir. Let stand 30 minutes.
8
Pour into prepared crust. Cover with plastic wrap and chill 30 minutes or until set.
9
Remove plastic wrap. Cover with whipped cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American