Coconut Meringue Pie Recipe

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Coconut Meringue Pie

Judy Gore

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@mimigore

This is a favorite of my family and is often asked for my members of my church group!


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
1/2 c
cornstarch
1/4 tsp
salt
3 c
milk (i used 2%)
3
egg yolks (save whites for meringue)
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
almond extract (optional)
1 1/2 c
grated coconut, divided
1/2 Tbsp
butter (not margarine)

MERINGUE

6 Tbsp
sugar
1/2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/4 tsp
cream of tartar
1 3/8
egg whites
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bake 9" pie shell according to package instructions or make your own...
2
Combine, sugar, cornstarch and salt with a whisk...add milk. Stir until smooth...put in a microwavable deep dish (I use an 8 cup glass measuring bowl). Microwave on hi for 7 minutes...remove and stir really good with the whisk...mixture should be thick. Beat egg yolks and temper the custard mixture with the yolks..mix all together and microwave on hi for 1 more minute.
Remove, add 1 cup coconut, butter and vanilla...stir well, pour into prepared pie shell.
3
In a small mixing bowl, beat the egg whites until soft peaks, add sugar, cornstarch and cream of tartar mixture, 1/3 amount each time... beat until smooth, add another 1/3 etc...add vanilla...beat until stiff peaks form. Put on pie making sure to "seal" the shell all the way around..Sprinkle 1/2 cup of coconut on top and bake at 350 degrees for 9-11 minutes for until golden brown...
4
Enjoy!!! Any leftovers may be kept in the refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy