"I don't think America will have really made it until we have our own salad dressing. Until then we're stuck behind the French, Italians, Russians and Caesarians."--Pat McNelis

Coconut Cream Pie Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Coconut Cream Pie, by , is from BREAKING BREAD, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Tammy V. Smith
Added: Tuesday, October 2, 2007


2 eggs, separated
1/2 c. sugar
5 tbsp. all-purpose flour
2 1/4 c. milk
1 c. flaked coconut
Pinch of salt
1 tsp. vanilla
4 tbsp. butter or margarine
1 baked 9-inch pastry shell

For meringue:

1/4 c. sugar
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar

Beat egg yolks. Combine yolks, sugar, flour, milk, coconut, and salt in a medium saucepan. Blend thoroughly. Stir in vanilla and butter. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until thickened. Spoon mixture into pastry shell.

In separate bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually add sugar and cream of tartar. Continue beating until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue over pie, being careful to seal edges. Bake at 400 about 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool and refrigerate until serving time.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I like to eat mine while it's hot!




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!