Recipe By Karen
Published Aug 28th
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Servings 1 pie Calories 306.6

A rich, wonderful dessert. Garnish each slice with whipped cream if you like. You can use nonfat milk in this recipe to cut down on calories a little.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked
  • ⅓ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups milk
  • 4 egg yolks, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup shredded coconut

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 In a large saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Mix well, then slowly whisk in milk and egg yolks. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  2. 2 Stir butter or margarine and vanilla extract into mixture. Add shredded coconut and mix thoroughly. Pour immediately into pie shell. Chill at least 2 hours before serving. Garnish with whipped cream.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 306.6
  • Carbohydrate 37.8 g
  • Cholesterol 117.4 mg
  • Fat 14.6 g
  • Fiber 1.1 g
  • Protein 5.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 7.9 g
  • Sodium 336.1 mg
  • Sugar 25.3 g

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  1. This was a pretty good coconut cream pie recipe. I followed the recipe as it was written with the exception of two things: putting toasted coconut on top and adding a little bit of water to the cornstarch (then thoroughly mixing the cornstarch and water together to prevent lumps from forming). There are a few - Read more ...
  2. I made this with 2% milk not too sure if that was the issue or not was a tasty I will say that I also used coconut extract instead of vanilla which made it better.I had t put it in the freezer to form it so I could cut it.Next time I will put more - Read more ...
  3. This was my first shot at home made coconut cream pie. The recipe was easy and the pie was delicious!! I will never buy a frozen pie again!
  4. This was my first time making a coconut cream pie. I followed the recipe as it was written and it was FANTASTIC! My family loved it. I am making three more this evening, one for my family and two for a church dinner. I am going to try and add meringue on these.
  5. This pie was wonderful. I asked my husband to rate it on a scale of 1 to 10 and he gave it a 10. He's very picky and said this pie tastes just like any bakery. I didn't change a thing to the recipe but do make sure you have a deep dish pie crust - Read more ...
  6. My Husband and I loved this rich pie we've made it twice already. Delicious and super easy. We toasted the coconut in the oven and added extra to the top.
  7. My husband's birthday was the same day that we were hosting our couple's card group and he requested a pie rather than a birthday cake so I made this. Everyone raved about it. It's definitely a "keeper".
  8. This is a great coconut CUSTARD pie....but maybe I am missing something.....but a Coconut CREAM pie is different. We enjoyed this, but I was looking for the cream pie, not the custard. Just an fyi.....
  9. Coconut Cream Pie is my husband's favorite pie and he's so particular about it that he would only eat it at a restaurant we went to. Since I have found this recipe he has been ecstatic because he now can enjoy his favorite pie at home! It turned out great and was delicious!!! A keeper! - Read more ...