Unbelievable pie! I made it just as is, to rave reviews. The only suggestion I have is to make early in the day as it takes a while for it to totally chill. This is Southern coconut cream pie at its finest!
Coconut Cream Pie
quikgourmet Posted: 05/31/10
dutchlove Posted: 04/11/09
When you think of Coconut Cream Pie, THIS IS IT! I've made recipes with more involved techniques and fancy ingredients but the results were boring and bland. Proving once again that less is more, and simple is just plain better. I added 1/4 tsp. coconut extract to the filling as did another reviewer, and I brush the pie crust with beaten egg before baking to prevent any soggy crust. After spreading the whipped cream and garnishing with toasted coconut, I pipe whipped cream around the edge of the pie for a classic look. Gorgeous pie, phenominal taste, and rave reviews...EVERY time!
oskiwowow Posted: 12/25/10
Made this for Christmas, twice. Easy to make and the star of the dessert table. Everyone loved the pies. A tip: I brought this to a friends home and didn't remind them to keep it refrigerated, mistake. The pie was great but the refrigeration is necessary to make it easy to cut and maintain the slices. Also, a straight end pie dish will yield better slices than a fluted pie dish.
dewey90 Posted: 02/01/11
I served this at a dinner party - and EVERYONE thought it was the best coconut cream pie they had ever eaten. Would not change a thing!
1GaTransplant Posted: 11/14/11
My grandson loved this and my husband, whose favorite dessert is coconut cream pie, said this is very good. However, his personal preference is a regular meringue topping and a thicker custard base.
Tastytwist Posted: 01/09/12
Igreat pie but I used 1 can of coconut cream to replace the half and half and 1tsp more cornstarch, FABULOUS
sarita21 Posted: 03/20/12
I tried making this recipe the other day. Unfortunately the pie didn't turn into a custard form, it tastes great but never hardened. What could I have done to prevent this mishap?? I want to try and make it again.
Zsunnat Posted: 09/20/12
Absolutely Outstanding Pie!!! I have had great reviews on this pie baked just as the recipe calls for. Tastes Amazing! One of the best Coconut Cream Pies I've made. Give it a try you won't be sorry.
Trekkie Posted: 03/21/13
This is the second coconut cream pie that I have ever made. This had the right amount of coconut flavor. This recipe is a keeper, I can't wait to make it again.
Starmcmillen Posted: 06/23/13
This was my first time making a coconut cream pie and I wanted a recipe that was simple and not too much coconut flavor. This recipe is perfect. Just the right amount of everything. I made it for someone who loves coconut cream pie and they said they love this recipe. It's going in my recipe box for sure!!!!
kelleycoop Posted: 12/16/13
My husband said it was the best pie he had ever had. Enough said.
Mjohnson1114 Posted: 12/22/13
My husband loves this recipe but prefers meringue. I DESPISE meringue so I make this one and everyone is happy. I think if you are a meringue lover this is not for you. To thicken up the custard I refrigerate overnight. You could use a dab more cornstarch but haven't tried that yet so don't know how it would turn out. My family request this pie every holiday and I never skimp and now have to use the whipping cream topping on all my desserts.