My Friend's Old Fashioned Coconut Custard Pie

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Diana Perry

By
@Empebi

My good friend & co-worker, Colleen, used to bring this pie to our company pot-lucks. It disappeared like new fallen snow every time, and sometimes caused a scuffle or two...it is that good!! Before she retired she shared the recipe with a few of us. My husband can eat the whole thing in 1 night! On top of that, it is easier than most of the coconut custard pie recipes, so it is a win/win!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8 to 10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
half and half
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
3 large
eggs
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 stick
butter, melted
pinch
sea salt
1 tsp
vanilla
1-1/4 c
coconut, flaked or shredded
9 inch
deep dish pie crust

How to Make My Friend's Old Fashioned Coconut Custard Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Mix eggs and sugar well with hand mixer.
  • 3Dissolve cornstarch in 1/4 cup of the half and half; add back to remaining half and half, and stir until well combined.
  • 4Add half and half mixture slowly to the egg/sugar mix, while continuing to beat on low speed; add salt. Stir in the melted butter by hand. Add vanilla and coconut.
  • 5Pour into pie crust; bake for 45-60 minutes, depending on your oven.
  • 6Cover edges of pie crust with foil if browning too quickly. Top of pie should be a golden color.

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About My Friend's Old Fashioned Coconut Custard Pie

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