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Coconut Pie

Updated on October 11, 2015

Coconut Custard Pie

Coconut Custard Pie  Photo credit Wekipedia image
Coconut Custard Pie Photo credit Wekipedia image

Jamaica is one of the countries that have a significant amount of coconut. Grown bountifuly on the island the people enjoy creating recipies with these coconuts.The coconut custard pie is one of the many dishes they create

Coconut Custard Pie

Ingredients

Pastry

6 0zs Flour

3 ozs. Butter

1 oz sugar

¼ tsp.salt

½ cup ice water

Method

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

Ingredients

1.large dry coconut gartered

!/2 cup brown sugar

1 cup milk

2 eggs

6 maraschino cherries

Method

  • 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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    • cindyvine profile image

      Cindy Vine 8 years ago from Cape Town

      Now, that I might make today! It looks absolutely scrum diddly itious!

    • KCC Big Country profile image

      KCC Big Country 8 years ago from Central Texas

      Of the creamy type pies, coconut is my all-time favorite! Fruit pies...peach is.

      Thanks for sharing this recipe!

    • Shalini Kagal profile image

      Shalini Kagal 8 years ago from India

      Gimme coconut in any form - just love it! And this recipe sounds sooo good - will try it in a day or two, thank you!

    • cindyvine profile image

      Cindy Vine 8 years ago from Cape Town

      You see Juliet, I brought you some comments in the dark days of the challenge and hubs not getting read! let's take coconut pie to the world!

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