Great Grandma's Coconut Cream Pie

2
Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

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




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