Old-Fashioned Coconut Cream Pie
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Let me show you how to make the best coconut cream pie recipe. This is an easy old fashioned coconut cream pie that everyone will love!
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Southern
Serves: 12
  • 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 and ½ cups half and half
  • 1 and ½ cups coconut milk
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (9-inch) pie shell, baked (homemade or store-bought)
  • 1 cup whipped topping (frozen and thawed OR homemade)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spread the coconut on a baking sheet and toast it, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 4-5 minutes.
  3. In a medium saucepan, combine the half-and-half, coconut milk, eggs, sugar, flour and salt and mix well.
  4. Bring to a boil over low heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir continuously, for 2-3 minutes more.
  5. Remove the pan from the heat, and stir in ¾ cup of the toasted coconut and the vanilla extract. Reserve the remaining coconut to top the pie later on.
  6. Pour the filling into the pie shell and chill in refrigerator until firm, about 4-5 hours.
  7. Top with homemade or store-bought whipped topping and reserved toasted coconut. Enjoy!
Recipe by Wishes and Dishes at https://wishesndishes.com/old-fashioned-coconut-cream-pie/