Coconut Meringue Pie Recipe

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Coconut Meringue Pie

Carrie Dial

By
@cdial75

This is so good! This recipe makes one pie. So if you are making multiply pies, just multiply all the ingredients :)


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Ingredients

2/3 c
sugar
1/4 c
cornstarch
1/4 tsp
salt
2 c
milk
3
egg yolks, lightly beaten
1 c
flaked coconut
2 Tbsp
butter
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1
9 inch pastry shell , baked

FOR THE MERINGUE:

3
egg whites
6 Tbsp
sugar
1/2 c
flaked coconut
cream of tartar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
IN a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in milk until smooth. Cook and stir over medium to high heat until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 min. longer. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot filling into egg yolks; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 min longer. Remove from the heat. Gently stir in chopped coconut, butter and vanilla until butter is melted. Pour hot filling into crust.
2
For the meringue, in a small mixing bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tatar on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, on high until stuff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved. Spread evenly over hot filling, sealing edges to crust. Sprinkle with flaked coconut.
3
Bake at 350 degree F for 12-15 minutes or until the meringue is golden. Cool on wire rack for 1 hr. Refrigerate for at least 3 hrs. before serving. Refrigerate leftovers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Hashtags: #coconut, #Meringue