Coconut Custard Pie
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Coconut Custard Pie
6 0zs Flour
3 ozs. Butter
1 oz sugar
½ cup ice water
Put all dry ingredients into a mixing bowl. Use a knife to cut in flour.
Use the finger tips to rub in butter into flour until the mixture looks like find dread crumbs
Use Ice water a little at a time to form dough, knead lightly.
Roll out and line an 9-10ins pie pan. Prick the bottom with a fork .Set aside in a cool place
Coconut Pie Filling
1.large dry coconut gartered
!/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup milk
6 maraschino cherries
- 1. Beat eggs, and set aside .Bring milk to boil and cool, add to beaten eggs.
- 2. Add sugar and coconut, vanilla, and nutmeg and stir.
- 3. Pour mixture in to pie and bake at 400°F, reduce heat after the first 10 minutes to prevent custard mixture from curdle.
- 4. Cook until pastry is golden brown .Garnish with cherries
- 5. Serve warm or cold .Serve 4-5
- Serving the pie by itself can be nice but to add it along side ice cream makes it much much more delicious. However you must watch your caloric intake especially if you are a diabetic
Author: (Soy Criada) Juliet Christie Murray
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