Coconut Oil Pie Crust

Pat Duran

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@kitchenChatter

This recipe from coconut recipes cookbook is so good with banana cream pie- If you like coconut you will love this recipe by Sarah Shilhavy. Photo is by Jeremiah Shilhavy.


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Serves:

One 8-inch pie shell

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
solid coconut oil very cold (or 6 tablespoons solid coconut oil and 6 tablespoons butter
2 c
unbleached white flour
1 tsp
salt
3 to 4 Tbsp
ice cold water ( put ice in glass add water before you start)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut the coconut oil into the flour and salt with a pastry blender.
Add water 1 Tablespoon at a time and mix well, until it looks smooth but shaggy.
Chill dough wrapped in plastic for 25 minutes.Remove plastic.
2
Roll dough between 2 sheets of waxed paper. Pastry will be tender. Roll out dough to fit pie plate.
Remove top paper. Flip the crust in pie plate with the other waxed paper side up and remove it once the crust is centered. Cut and flute edge .
Pierce crust with fork all over and bake in 375^ oven for 8-10 minutes till lightly browned.
3
Prepare your favorite cream or fluff or pudding filling and place in the baked crust.Cool and enjoy. Great crust for banana cream pie or pineapple fluff pie.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom