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Coconut Pie

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Coconut Pie

Coconut Pie


  • ½ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup flour
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 2 cups milk
  • ¾ cup coconut
  • 1 9-inch baked pastry shell
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 6 tablespoons sugar


  1. Combine sugar and flour in top of double boiler.
  2. Beat egg yolks in small bowl and add ¼ cup of milk.
  3. Heat 1¾ cups milk and add to sugar and flour mixture; cook in double boiler, stirring until it thickens.
  4. Slowly add eggs and milk to mixture, stirring constantly.
  5. Cook until it thickens, stirring constantly.
  6. Add coconut and pour into pastry shell. (For a richer pie add ¼ cup butter.)
  7. Make meringue by beating egg whites and cream of tartar until stiff; add sugar gradually and continue beating until it holds a peak.
  8. Spread on pie and bake at 400° until brown.

Coconut Pie

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