Coconut Cream Pie

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Marianne Gleason

By
@Mern

Simple and easy, that's the way baking should be!

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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1
    9" blind baked pie shell
  • FILLING:

  • 2 1/4 c
    milk ( i use skim, you can use any)
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • 1/4 c
    cornstarch
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 c
    toasted coconut
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • MERINGUE:

  • 3
    egg whites
  • 1/4 c
    sugar

How to Make Coconut Cream Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 400
  2. In a saucepan, whisk 2 cups milk and the 3/4 cup sugar. Bring to a simmer. Dissolve cornstarch into 1/4 cup milk. Whisk egg yolks together.
  3. Temper egg yolks by adding a little of the simmered milk mixture to the yolks. Mix tempered yolks and cornstarch mixture into rest of simmered milk mixture. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until thick.
  4. Remove from heat and add butter, vanilla and coconut. Pour into pre-baked pie shell.
  5. Make meringue by beating egg whites until firm. Gradually add in sugar. Spread meringue on pie and bake at 400 for 3-4 minutes until golden brown.

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About Coconut Cream Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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