Total Time
30mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 30 mins

Rich and smooth. It takes half an hour to make, but it well worth the effort. Posting in response to a request. Plan ahead as it needs time to chill.

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, flour and salt over a medium heat; gradually stir in milk.
  2. Cook and stir over medium heat until the mixture is thick and bubbly.
  3. Reduce heat to low and cook 2 minutes more.
  4. Remove the pan from heat.
  5. Separate the egg yolks from whites.
  6. Beat the egg yolks slightly.
  7. Gradually stir 1 cup of the hot mixture into yolks.
  8. Return the egg mixture to the saucepan and bring the entire mixture to a gentle boil.
  9. Cook and stir 2 minutes before removing the pan from heat.
  10. Stir butter, vanilla, and coconut into the hot mixture.
  11. Let cool 5 minutes, then pour into serving dishes and chill several hours until serving time.
  12. The hot mixture can also be poured into a baked 9 inch pie crust for coconut cream pie.
  13. Top with meringue and brown or just top with whipped cream.
Most Helpful

Can't go wrong with homemade pudding of any kind.

Olive* February 21, 2009