Double Coconut Cream Pie

Recipe by Bliss
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For filling, in a saucepan, combine the 1 cup sugar and cornstarch. Gradually stir in the milk. Cook and stir over medium-high heat till mixture is thickened and bubbly.
  • Remove the saucepan from heat.
  • In a bowl, beat the egg yolks with a fork.
  • Gradually stir about 1 cup of the hot filling into yolks. Return all to saucepan.
  • Bring to a gentle boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove mixture from the heat.
  • Stir in the 3/4 cup coconut, the butter and vanilla. Pour filling into baked piecrust.
  • For meringue, in a mixing bowl, beat egg whites with an electric mixer till soft peaks form (tips curl). Gradually add the 1/4 cup sugar, beating till stiff peaks form (tips stand straight)and sugar dissolves.
  • Immediately spread meringue over hot filling
  • in piecrust, carefully sealing to edge of pastry to prevent shrinkage.
  • Sprinkle the 1/4 cup coconut over the top.
  • Bake the pie in a 350° oven for 15 minutes or till golden. Cool the pie completely on a wire rack. Store in the refrigerator.
  • Makes 8 servings.
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