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