Coconut Cream Pie Recipe

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By: Debbie C.

On The Banks Of Stony Creek



  • 3 cups milk
  • 4 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • sprinkle of salt
  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cooked pieshell (deep dish)

1. Put 2 1/2 cups of  milk in a double boiler and heat.


2.  In a separate bowl beat the egg yolks.  Mix in the 1/2 cup of milk  and the salt. Add the sugar and stir.  Add cornstarch and beat until mixture is throughly mixed.

3. Stir mixture into the hot milk.  Cook on stovetop until thickened.  Add the vanilla and coconut.


4. Pour the coconut cream filling in a baked and cooled pie shell.


5. To make meringue beat egg whites until stiff, add 2 Tbsp. sugar and continue to beat.  Put meringue on top of pie and sprinkle with more coconut on top.


6. Bake at 375 until brown.

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  • Christine

    HI I am wondering if you can make this with a sweetener that is lower in calorie than sugar and if so what one do you prefer and how much do you use?

  • Vic

    looks like very easy to prepare, i got to try this. thanks a lot.

  • Candi

    Wow! Those are beautiful! You should make them and sell them for money!!!

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  • Alyssa @ Keeping the Kingdom First

    Oh wow, those look so pretty! Almost to pretty to eat. Almost… ;)