Coconut Cream Pie VIII


You can use fresh coconut as the recipe calls for (it's to die for!) or you can use frozen or other coconut.

Prep Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 45 mins
1 to 9 - inch pie


  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 ½ tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1 egg

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 1 ¾ cups milk

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 egg whites

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 1 (9 inch) pie shell, baked

  • 2 cups fresh shredded coconut


  1. In a small bowl, combine flour, cornstarch, egg, egg yolk, and 1/2 cup of the milk; stir until smooth. Set aside.

  2. In a medium saucepan, cook remaining milk, 1/2 cup sugar, and salt over medium heat; stir constantly until mixture begins to boil. Slowly stir in reserved flour mixture; keep stirring constantly. Continue cooking until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla until butter melts; set aside.

  3. Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until foamy. Gradually add remaining 1/4 cup of sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Gently fold egg whites into custard. Spoon mixture into pastry shell. Sprinkle top of pie with 1 1/2 cups coconut. Toast remaining coconut and sprinkle over top. Cover and refrigerate until chilled thoroughly.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

308 Calories
16g Fat
38g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 308
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 10g 48%
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 235mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 77mg 6%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 198mg 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.

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