Coconut Cream Pie II


This is one of our very favorite pies.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
7 hrs
1 9-inch pie


  • 1 ½ cups vanilla wafer crumbs

  • cup butter, melted

  • 1 (.25 ounce) package unflavored gelatin

  • cup cold milk

  • 3 egg yolks

  • cup white sugar

  • 1 cup hot milk

  • ½ teaspoon almond extract

  • 3 egg whites

  • 1 cup heavy cream, whipped

  • 1 ½ cups fresh shredded coconut

  • 1 tablespoon fresh shredded coconut


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. In a medium bowl, mix together wafer crumbs and melted butter. Press mixture firmly into bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie pan. Bake in preheated oven for 7 minutes. Remove and allow to cool.

  3. Dissolve gelatin in cold milk and set aside to soften.

  4. Beat egg yolks and sugar together, then slowly pour in hot milk while whisking constantly. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture coats a spoon. Remove from heat, then stir in gelatin, followed by almond extract. Chill.

  5. Beat egg whites until stiff. Fold egg whites, whipped cream, and coconut into chilled custard. Pour into pie shell, and sprinkle with additional coconut. Chill 6 hours or overnight before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

500 Calories
33g Fat
46g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 500
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 42%
Saturated Fat 19g 96%
Cholesterol 141mg 47%
Sodium 214mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 89mg 7%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 205mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.