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Company Coconut Cream Pie

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  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cold water 5 Tablespoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cornstarch 6 Tablespoon
  Milk 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4 , beaten
  Butter/Margarine 4 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Flaked coconut 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg whites 4
  Cream of tartar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 5 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 3⁄4 Teaspoon

In medium mixing bowl, combine flour and salt.
Cut in shortening to form coarse crumbs.
Sprinkle with water, 1 tablespoon at a time, mixing with fork until particles are moistened and cling together.
Form dough into a ball.
Roll out on lightly floured board at least 2 inches larger than inverted 10-inch deep dish pie plate.
Ease into plate.
Trim and flute edge.
Prick thoroughly.
Microwave at High for 5 to 8 minutes, or until pastry appears dry and opaque, rotating plate after every 2 minutes.
Set aside.
In 2-quart measure, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt.
Blend in milk.
Microwave at High for 9 to 14 minutes, or until mixture comes to a rolling boil, stirring 3 times with whisk.
Microwave at High for 1 minute.
Blend small amount of hot mixture into egg yolks.
Add back to hot mixture, stirring constantly.
Reduce power to 70% (Medium High).
Microwave for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, or until mixture thickens, stirring once or twice with whisk.
Blend in butter and vanilla.
Stir in coconut.
Pour filling into cooled pastry shell.
Preheat conventional oven to 400°F.
In large mixing bowl, combine egg whites and cream of tartar.
Beat until foamy.
Gradually add sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.
Blend in vanilla.
Spread meringue over hot filling, sealing to edge of pastry.
Bake until lightly browned, 8 to 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1211 Calories from Fat 594

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 69 g105.4%

Saturated Fat 38.8 g194%

Trans Fat 3.4 g

Cholesterol 217 mg72.3%

Sodium 398.3 mg16.6%

Total Carbohydrates 134 g44.8%

Dietary Fiber 8.4 g33.6%

Sugars 70.5 g

Protein 20 g39.6%

Vitamin A 11.2% Vitamin C 1.1%

Calcium 26.7% Iron 23.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Company Coconut Cream Pie Recipe