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May 8, 2007

Filed under: Holidays,Recipes — xapa21 @ 10:25 pm

May 8 is

Old Fashioned Coconut Cream Pie

SUBMITTED BY: Carol H.

“This is a tried and true, old fashioned coconut cream pie. Took many years of searching and baking to find the right one and this is it! Enjoy!”

Original recipe yield:
1 – 9 inch pie

PREP TIME 20 Min
COOK TIME 30 Min
READY IN 4 Hrs 50 Min

PHOTO BY: Allrecipes

SERVINGS About scaling and conversions

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cups half-and-half
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup flaked coconut, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (9 inch) pie shell, baked
  • 1 cup frozen whipped topping, thawed

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine half-and-half, eggs, sugar, flour and salt. Bring to a boil over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and stir in 3/4 cup of the coconut and the vanilla extract. Pour into pie shell and chill 2 to 4 hours, or until firm.
  2. Top with whipped topping, and with remaining 1/4 cup of coconut.
  3. Note: To toast coconut, spread it in an ungreased pan and bake in a 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven for 5 to 7 minutes, or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.

http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Old-Fashioned-Coconut-Cream-Pie/Detail.aspx

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