Bea's Coconut Custard Pie

Bea L.

By
@BeachChic

This is one of my husband's favorite pies. His mother gave me this recipe when my husband and I were first married. I've never had it to fail.

Her recipe called for one cup of coconut but I cut back to 3/4 cup because it makes the pie more moist.


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Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
evaporated milk
1 stick
real butter, melted
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
coconut extract
3/4 c
flaked coconut
3
eggs, slightly beaten
9" raw pie shell

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Set out pie crust & eggs until room temperature. Melt butter in microwave. In a small bowl, beat eggs slightly and set aside. Add a little egg white in bottom of pie curst. Preheat oven to 350.
2
Combine sugar and evaporated milk in medium size bowl. Add melted butter and both extracts and mix well. Add eggs to mixture and combine well. Fold in coconut and pour into pie shell. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes then put pie shield on outter crust. Continue baking for an additional 25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven. Also remove pie shield.

About this Recipe

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