French Coconut Pie

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Bonnie Beck
from Route 66, AZ

I was looking at Paula Deen's recipe for French Coconut Pie. All the reviews said to add vanilla extract and some coconut extract. I thought I would add some other things to make it even better.

serves 6-8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 stick
    organic butter or european butter, melted
  • 2
    egg whites and 1 egg yolk, slightly beaten
  • 1 3/4 tsp
    tapioca flour
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 1/8 c
    fresh coconut or sweetened coconut from the store
  • 1 c
    fresh coconut milk or 1 cup of coconut cream bought from the store
  • 1
    vanilla bean scrapped or 1 tsp. or more of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    coconut extract
  • 2 Tbsp
    rum or rum extract or brandy or extract (optional)
  • optional
    slivered almonds and melted chocolate chips
  • 1
    deep dish pie shell, unbaked
  • 2 Tbsp
    lyle's golden syrup or organic corn syrup
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How To Make

  • 1
    Brush pie crust with syrup lightly on bottom, sides, and edges. Bake at 350 for about 5 to 7 minutes. Cool and refrigerate. Mix tapioca flour with the sugar, add the coconut milk or coconut cream, vanilla bean seeds, extracts and rum. Add the eggs. Mix well. but do not beat. Add the coconut and pour into a pie shell. Bake 350* 45 to 60 minutes. Cool and chill
  • 2
    Optional...drizzle melted chocolate on top and slivered almonds when it has chilled.

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