This filling acts as a glue to hold the layers together and works best when chilled, so don't skip that step.

Brooks Hamaker, New Orleans, Louisiana
Recipe by Southern Living November 2008

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
5 mins
chill:
8 hrs
total:
8 hrs 15 mins
Yield:
Makes 3 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir together cornstarch, almond extract, and 2 Tbsp. water in a small bowl.

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  • Bring whipping cream, brown sugar, and butter to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat, and immediately whisk in cornstarch mixture. Stir in coconut and sour cream. Cover and chill 8 hours.

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