Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Very Good Pie!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix corntarch, sugar, & salt in double boiler top .
  2. Slowly pour in milk, cook over boiling water .
  3. Stir constantly until thick enough to mold slightly when dropped from spoon .
  4. Cover cook 10 minutes longer.
  5. Stir a little Hot mixture into egg yolks beaten, then stir all into hot mixture .
  6. Cook 2 mins .
  7. remove from water, stir in vanilla & 3/4 cup coconut .
  8. beat egg whites with remaining sugar .
  9. Pour hot mixture into pie crust.
  10. top with egg whites .
  11. top with 1/4 cup coconut .
  12. Bake at 425 for 5 mins to brown top .
Most Helpful

Great tasting pie, first time I've ever made a cream pie. I found the filling a little runny, but still tasted delicious. Thanks for posting.

Evie* February 18, 2002

I have made this pie for our local bingo and have never had any trouble with it being running. Don't skimp on the cornstarch and you won't have any problem with this pie. People buy slices to take home they love it so much! Thanks for a great recipe.

gkkmom October 28, 2005

I love this pie! I received a review that said it was runny. I never found it to be runny. But it is not like a pie you will eat in a restaurant. It will not be stiff and molded. Eat It Up Quick!

Rhonda O February 20, 2002