Quick coconut cream pie

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Whole milk
¾ cup Sugar
¼ cup Cornstarch
1 dash Salt
3 larges Eggs; separated
1 teaspoon Vanilla
½ teaspoon Lemon extract
2 tablespoons Butter; melted
¾ cup Grated coconut; fresh or canned flake
1 (10 inch) pie shell; baked
1 cup Whipping cream; whipped
3 tablespoons Grated coconut; toasted

Pour milk in a 4 cup pyrex measuring cup which contains a wooden spatula.

Cook on full power for 2 minutes. Add sugar, cornstarch and salt to beaten egg yolks. Add a little scalded milk to yolk mixture, stir well and place all in measuring cup. Stir with wooden spatula and cook 1 minute at a time, stirring after each cooking to mix well, until the custard is very thick.

Add flavorings, butter and coconut. Cool. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Turn into pie shell and top with whipped cream and toasted coconut.

Chill. Yield: 8 to 10 servings. NANCY WOOD (MRS. CRAIG S.)

From <Traditions:ATasteoftheGoodLife>, by the Little Rock (AR) Junior League. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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