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Carob Coconut Pie

  Skim milk 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), divided
  Unflavored gelatin 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, divided (1 1/2 envelopes)
  Part skim ricotta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Honey 5 Tablespoon, divided (1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon)
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon, divided
  Carob chips 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Flaked unsweetened coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1) In a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate, spray with a vegetable spray.

2) In a small saucepan, soften 1/2 envelope gelatin in 1/4 cup skim milk for 5 minutes.
3) In a medium bowl, beat the ricotta cheese, 1/4 cup honey and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract together until smooth.
4) In the top of a double boiler set over hot water, melt the carob chips and butter together.
5) Stir the softened gelatin mixture over a medium heat stirring constantly until the gelatin is dissolved.
6) Beat the gelatin mixture along with the carob mixture into the cheese mixture, blend thoroughly.
7) Spread the mixture evenly at the bottom of the prepared pie plate and
refrigerate until set.
8) In a medium saucepan, blend the cornstarch in 1 cup skim milk.
9) Soften the remaining gelatin in the mixture for 5 minutes.
10) Stir in 1 tablespoon honey and cook over a medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture is slightly thickened and the gelatin is dissolved.
11) Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 2 cups skim milk and flaked coconut; blend thoroughly.
12) Gently pour over the carob mixture and refrigerate until set.

13) Slice and serve the Carob Coconut Pie on a platter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 251 Calories from Fat 114

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.9%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g41%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 25.2 mg8.4%

Sodium 107.6 mg4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.29 g1.1%

Sugars 16.2 g

Protein 12 g24.2%

Vitamin A 5.8% Vitamin C 1.6%

Calcium 22.3% Iron 1.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Carob Coconut Pie Recipe