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Classic Coconut Custard Pie

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Ingredients
  Eggs 3
  Honey 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Crushed toasted coconut/Coconut macaroon 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Prepare a 9-inch flaky pie crust.
2. Pre heat an oven to 450°F

MAKING
1. In a heavy bottomed sauce pan, heat milk without bringing it to a boil.
2. Use a medium sized work bowl.
3. Using a wooden spoon or spatula, combine eggs, honey, vanilla and coconut till ingredients are blended.
4. Gradually pour the scalded milk, stirring continuously to prevent the eggs from coagulating.
5. Stain the custard and pour into prepared pie crust

FINALIZING
6. Bake the pie in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.
7. Decrease the oven temperature to 325°F and continue to bake pie till the custard sets and a knife when inserted in the center of the pie, comes out clean

SERVING
8. Remove from oven and cool slightly.
9. Garnish with grated coconut and serve warm or chill and serve cold.
10. Slice at the table.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Coconut
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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