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Coconut Cream Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Janeen Butt

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 frozen pie crust - baked
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
2 cups half & half
4 egg yolks
3 Tablespoons butter
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups whipping cream
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup toasted coconut

Directions:
Directions:
Combine 1/2 cup sugar and cornstarch in a heavy saucepan. Whisk together half & half and egg yolks. Gradually whisk egg mixture into sugar mixture; bring to a boil over medium heat whisking constantly. Boil gently 1 minute and remove from heat.
Stir in butter, 1 cup coconut, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand for 30 minutes. Pour into crust and chill for 30 minutes.
Beat whipping cream at high until foamy, gradually add 1/3 cup sugar and remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla and beat until soft peaks form. Spread on pie and sprinkle with toasted coconut

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
One of Shelby's favorite desserts is coconut cream pie. This recipe is the best one I have found for that. Hope she makes one and brings me a sample!

 

 

 

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