Coconut: Coconut Cream Pie by jewel

posted by jewel 12-08-100 1:13 PM

Coconut Cream Pie
Mrs. Glenn Vanosdall

2/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup flour
1/8 tsp. salt
2 cups milk
2 beaten egg yolks
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 cup coconut

In a saucepan, combine sugar, flour and salt; add milk and egg yolks. Cook over medium heat until thick. Add vanilla and coconut.Put into a baked pie shell. Use the egg whites for meringue.

2 eggs whites
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cream of tarter
1 tsp vanilla

Beat egg whites with salt and vanilla to fine foam stage. Gradually beat in sugar and 1/4 tsp. cream of tarter. Beat this real stiff. Spread over warm pie filling. Bake about 8 minutes until lightly browned
Cool thoroughly before cutting

Makes one 9 inch pie.

NOTE: Fill prebaked pie shell with cream filling as close to serving time as possible so that it does not get soggy.

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