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Banana-Coconut Cream Pie

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Flour 5 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3 , beaten slightly
  Flaked coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla 2 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bananas 3
  Baked pie shell 9 Inch
  Egg whites 2
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven

MAKING
2. In a large double boiler, combine the 4 tablespoons sugar, flour and 1/4 tea- spoon salt and mix well. Then add milk and egg yolks and make sure that you mix thoroughly. Cook over boiling water for 10 minutes while stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
3. Add half the coconut and 11/4 teaspoons vanilla and set aside to cool.
4. Slice 1 banana into pie shell and then fill with coconut mixture. Slice 1 banana over filling.
5. Beat egg whites in large bowl until frothy. Add 11/2 cup sugar gradually and continue beating till the mixture is firm. Add remaining vanilla and dash of salt. Pile meringue over filling and seal edges.
6. Slice remaining banana in a circle over meringue; sprinkle with remaining coconut. Bake at 450 degrees until lightly browned.

SERVING
7. Serve at room temperature

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Banana
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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