Great Grandma's Coconut Cream Pie

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Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

This recipe was my husband's great grandmother, Mrs. Cecil Walston's pie recipe.

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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
milk
1 c
sweetened, flaked coconut
1 c
light cream
1/2 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
corn starch
2
eggs, separated
1 tsp
vanilla
1
pie crust.
8 oz
whipped cream
pre-made pie crust

How to Make Great Grandma's Coconut Cream Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1Bake pie crust according to directions on package and cool completely.
  • 2Place milk and light cream in a double boiler. Add sugar and bring to a boil.
  • 3Add 2 Tbsp. cold water to corn starch. Stir well.
  • 4In a bowl beat egg yolks until they are light. Add the corn starch mixture to the yolks. Mix well.
  • 5Add egg mixture to the milk mixture in the double boiler.
  • 6Cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • 7Remove from heat. Add vanilla and coconut. Stir. Let stand 30 minutes.
  • 8Pour into prepared crust. Cover with plastic wrap and chill 30 minutes or until set.
  • 9Remove plastic wrap. Cover with whipped cream.

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About Great Grandma's Coconut Cream Pie

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