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COCONUT CREAM PIE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rene Fite
Added: Friday, February 4, 2011

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 single pie crust recipe
1 c. sugar
1/4 c. cornstarch
1/8 t. salt, scant
3 c. milk
4 eggs
3 T. butter
1 1/2 t. vanilla
1 1/3 c. coconut
1 meringue recipe

Directions:
Directions:
Bake pastry in 9" pie pan at 450 degrees for 10-12 minutes. For the filling - in saucepan combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat. Cook and stir 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Separate eggs (set aside whites for meringue). Beat yolks slightly. Gradually stir 1 c. of hot mixture into the yolks. Return egg mixture to pan. Bring to gentle boil. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from heat and stir in butter and vanilla. Stir in 1 c. coconut. Pour into pie shell. Make meringue and spread over pie. Sprinkle with coconut. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Cool and chill. (Can be made with sliced bananas for a Coconut/Banana Cream Pie - it is really yummy!)

 

 

 

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