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Coconut Cream Pie

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Ingredients
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Flour 7 Tablespoon (1/2 Cup Minus 1 Tablespoon)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 2
  Milk 3 Cup (48 tbs), scalded
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Shredded coconut 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), or flaked
  9 inch baked pastry shell/Crumb crust 1
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), whipped
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 350 degree.

MAKING
2) Blend together flour, eggs, salt, and sugar and then add scalded milk ensuring to stir constantly.
3) Let the milk boil under low heat, let it simmer for 2 minutes, remove pan from heat, and then vanilla.
4) Cool in room temperature and then add in shredded coconut.
5) Pour the filling in the shell, top with whipped cream, sprinkle coconut.
6) Bake for 15-20 minutes.

SERVING
Garnish and serve.

TIPS
Light cream may be used in place of the milk; or part cream and part milk; or, for a rich flavor, use part milk and part evaporated milk.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Coconut
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Servings: 
4

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