Total Time
20mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

I started to make a vanilla cream pudding and then decided to add coconut and cinnamon. Rich and creamy. You may add bananas if you wish. It is a good filling for a cream pie or just a pudding with garnish if you wish.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In heavy 2 quart saucepan, add milk, beaten eggs, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and salt.
  2. Use a large whisk to mix and stir.
  3. Heat on medium heat, and whisk.
  4. It will start to become a custard like consistency. Cook a few minutes.
  5. Take off heat.
  6. Mix cornstarch with water in small bowl.
  7. Add to pudding mixture.
  8. Turn heat on low and cook until thickened and creamy. Use a whisk to mix and stir while cooking.
  9. Fold in coconut.
  10. Cool in the refrigerator.
  11. Serve as a pudding with whipped cream and cherries on top or pour into a baked pie crust shell and chill until serving.
  12. Note: To make a deep dish pie, add 1 1/2 cups of Cool Whip or Whipped Cream to pudding before filling the pie crust.
  13. Note: Pumpkin pie spice may be substituted for cinnamon if you wish.