Coconut Custard Pie topped with Toasted Coconut

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Vicki H

By
@imvlh

We love custard, and coconut...so what would be the most obvious dessert.....?

If you try this, hope you like it.

Note: the 20 min. prep time includes making homemade pie crust.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

4
eggs (room temperature)
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
kosher salt
2 1/2 c
scalded milk
2/3 c
sweetened flaked coconut

THIS IS A MILDLY SWEET PIE, ADD MORE SUGAR IF YOU LIKE IT SWEET.

How to Make Coconut Custard Pie topped with Toasted Coconut

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Use 9" pie plate

    In large bowl, Mix eggs, sugar, salt and vanilla
  • 2add and stir scalded milk very slowly while mixing with whisk.
  • 3Once the pie crust is prepared in the pan, place it on bottom oven rack - without the filling.

    To avoid spilling - Pour the custard filling mixture into the pie plate (so you don't have to carry the filled plate to the oven
  • 4Add the coconut evenly into the pie filling.

    Bake for about 45 minute, or until set - when knife inserted comes out clean.

    NOTE: If you find after about 40 minutes in the oven the pie is still pretty loose, cover it lightly with foil for the last 5 minutes or so..
  • 5Cover the top of the crust half-way through if you like lighter crust.

    While pie is baking, toast some coconut in a dry fry pan (about 1/3 cup. It burns easily, so stay with it for a couple minutes.

    After pie is done - sprinkle toasted coconut on top of hot pie.
  • 6Cool on rack, then chill.

    Enjoy!


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About Coconut Custard Pie topped with Toasted Coconut

Course/Dish: Pies
Hashtags: #coconut, #custard