Pies And Pastries

Traditional Coconut Cream Pie

You’ll Need:

1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup cornstarch
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 eggs
3 cups milk
1 tablespoon butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups sweetened coconut flakes
1 baked 9-inch pie crust, cooled
Whipped topping
Toasted coconut

Procedures : In medium saucepan, stir together sugar, cornstarch, flour and salt; stir in eggs until mixture is well blended. Gradually stir in milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with whisk, until mixture boils; boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in butter and vanilla extract. Stir in coconut until blended; pour into baked pie crust. Press plastic wrap directly onto surface; refrigerate 6 to 8 hours or until set.

Just before serving, spread with whipped topping; sprinkle with toasted coconut. Cover; refrigerate leftover pie

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