Aunt Ann's Coconut Cream Pie

Coconut Heaven. This recipe makes 2 pies.

Yield: 1 serving
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Ingredients

  • 2 Pie Shells baked
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) Sugar
  • 1/3 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1 can(s) evaporated milk divided
  • 1 can(s) water(use empty milk can)
  • 6 eggs separated
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
  • 1 bag(s) frozen coconut flakes divided
  • 3/4 cup(s) sugar for meringue
  • 1/3 teaspoon(s) cream of tartar for meringue

Preparation

  1. Separate eggs, reserving egg whites for meringue.
  2. Combine 1 1/2 cups sugar and 1/3 cup flour in top of double boiler. Add about 1/3 can of milk to sugar and flour and stir to make paste. Add one egg yolk at a time stirring constantly. Add the remaining milk and the water. Continue stirring constantly until thickened. Remove from heat and add the vanilla and 1/2 of the coconut flakes.
  3. Pour mixture evenly into prepared (baked) pie shells and allow to cool completely.
  4. With electric mixer on high speed beat egg whites with cream of tartar. Add remaining sugar (3/4 cup) gradually( 1 tablespoon at a time). Continue to beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  5. Cover pies evenly with the meringue. Sprinkle remaining coconut flakes on the meringue and bake in 300 degree oven until lightly browned.
December 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by Cynruthie and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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