"No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut."--Channing Pollock

Klappertert (Coconut Pie) Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Klappertert (Coconut Pie), by , is from Around The World in 80 Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  

Added: Sunday, April 23, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-1/2 c. sugar
1-1/2 c. water
3 c. finely grated fresh coconut
6 tbsp. unsalted butter, cut into small bits
2 eggs plus 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
1/8 tsp. vanilla extract
2 tbsp. apricot jam
1 baked short-crust pastry pie shell
8 strips candied citron, 1'' long by 1/8'' wide

Directions:
Directions:
1. Combine the sugar and water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
2. Cook briskly, undisturbed, until the syrup reaches a temperature of 230 F on a candy thermometer.
3. Remove the pan from the heat, add the coconut and butter, and stir until the butter is completely melted.
4. Let the mixture cool to room temp, then vigorously beat in the eggs and vanilla.
5. Preheat the oven to 250 F. In a small pan, melt the apricot jam over low heat, stirring constantly.
6. Rub the jam through a fine sieve, and brush the jam evenly over the bottom of the baked pie shell.
7. Pour the coconut mixture into the pie shell, spreading it smoothly.
8. Bake for about 40 minutes. Filling should be firm and golden brown.
9. Before serving, arrange the thin strips of citron in a sunburst pattern in the center of the pie.
10. Serve warm or at room temperature; can be accompanied by whipped cream.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour

 

 

 

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

 

 

622W  

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!