Coconut Cream Angel Pie

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Coconut Cream Angel Pie created by Queen Dana
Ready In:
50mins
Ingredients:
14
Serves:
8
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ingredients

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directions

  • In a small heavy saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt. Add milk; stir until smooth. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat to low; cook and stir for 2 minutes longer.
  • Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot filling into egg yolks; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat; stir in the coconut, butter and vanilla. Pour into prepared shell.
  • In a small bowl, beat the egg whites, cream of tartar and vanilla on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, on high until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue over hot filling, sealing edges to crust. Sprinkle with coconut.
  • Bake at 350° for 17-20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.

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  1. Linky
    Coconut Cream Angel Pie Created by Linky
  2. Linky
    Wow - what a difference between home-made coconut pudding vs. pudding from that little box! Which is basically what the creamy, coconutty filling is! DH and I both loved it! made for ZWT9 Soup-a-Stars
     
  3. Sydney Mike
    When making this pie I was generous with the coconut in the filling (used a nicely rounded half cup!) but otherwise followed the recipe (using unsweetened coconut) & the pie was DELICIOUS, absolutely! A great keeper of a recipe, too! Thanks for posting it! [Made & reviewed in 1-2-3 Hits recipe tag]
     
  4. Outta Here
    Great pie! I also used unsweetened coconut, so had no problem with it being too sweet. Coconut Cream Pie has always been a favorite of mine, but hadn't made one with meringue for years (usually just use whipped topping), but will be making it this way more often. I made this for the Gluten-free challenge in ZWT 7, so used a gluten-free ready-made pie crust.
     
  5. Outta Here
    Coconut Cream Angel Pie Created by Outta Here

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