Coconut Cream Pie

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by sugarpea

This pie is homemade AND quick and easy. The filling also makes a good puddding. Cook time is cooling time. Prep time does not include pie crust.

Top Review by LWG

I didn't think I liked coconut cream pie, but I made it for a good friend who requested it for his birthday. One taste of the filling and I was hooked! It took great restraint to put the rest into the pie. I've made this several times, and every time is great. I do use real whipped cream for the topping though, and I toasted ALL the coconut.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, mix sugar, flour or cornstarch and salt; gradually stir in milk; over medium heat, cook, stirring until bubbling; cook 2 minutes; remove from heat.
  2. Temper eggs by slowly adding a moderate amount of cooked mixture to them while stirring; pour back into saucepan.
  3. Cook another 2 minutes, stirring constantly; remove from heat; stir in butter, vanilla and 1 cup coconut.
  4. Pour into cooled pie shell and cool; top with whipped topping.
  5. Place 1/3 cup coconut on baking sheet and bake at 350° until lightly toasted, 5-8 minutes; sprinkle on whipped topping.

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