Coconut Cream Pie

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Shirley Makekau

By
@tutuwoman

This is a very easy pie to make and even easier if you use the store bought pie crust.. which have been doing lately in my old age.. I do make from scratch pie crust if we are having company or family get togethers. If you try it I sure do hope you like it..

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Ingredients

  • 1
    baked pie crust
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/3 c
    cornstarch
  • pinch
    salt
  • 4
    eggs, separated
  • 3 c
    milk
  • 1/4 c
    softened butter
  • 2 c
    shredded coconut.slightly toasted in oven
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Coconut Cream Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven 425*
  2. bake your one crust pie crust until crust is light brown then remove from oven and let cool.
  3. In a heavy sauce pan combine 3/4 cup of the sugar,salt and cornstarch.
  4. Gradually add the milk and whisk adding egg yolks one at a time... whisk well to combine all ingredients together.
  5. On medium heat cook the filling until it comes to a full boil, stirring constantly then reduce the heat and cook two to three more minutes. Remove from heat.
  6. Stir in butter, vanilla and 1 1/2 cups of the shredded coconut. Let it cool for 25 minutes then pour into cooled baked pie crust.
  7. meringue:
  8. Beat egg whites to soft peaks. add the remaining sugar a little at a time as you continue beating the egg whites until they form stiff peaks. Spread over pie fllling then sprinkle the remaining toasted coconut over meringue.
  9. bake in the oven until the meringue is a nice brown color. Be sure to watch it carefully that it doesn't burn. Remove and let cool completely before serving.

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About Coconut Cream Pie

Course/Dish: Pies




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