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desserts, pies

Coconut Custard Pie

Source: Mary Lou Bird via Karen Thomann
URL: http://recipes.nalbone.us

Servings: 16

Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Start to Finish Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 2 each pie shells, prepared
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract, to taste
  • 7 ounces canned coconut flakes, reserve some for topping
  • 1/4 cup sugar, for meringue

Directions

  1. In a medium sauce pan, combine egg yolks, sugar and cornstarch. Blend well.
  2. Add milk and stir over medium heat until thickened. (@ 20 - 30 min)
  3. Remove from heat and a stir in the vanilla and most of the coconut. (Save some of the coconut for the topping)
  4. Pour equal amounts of the custard into the two prepared pie shells.
  5. Beat the egg whites and 4 tablespoons sugar together until stiff. Pour over the pies and sprinkle the remaining coconut over the meringue.
  6. Bake at 350F until light brown. (Watch closely so they do not get too dark.)

Yield: 2 pies

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 338 Calories; 13g Fat (34.9% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 51g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 61mg Cholesterol; 196mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 2 1/2 Fat; 2 Other Carbohydrates.

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