Thursday, July 28, 2011

Coconut Pie









3 cups half-and-half
2 eggs
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup flaked coconut, toasted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (9 inch) pie shell, baked
1 heavy Cream, whipped with powder sugar

In a medium saucepan, combine half-and-half, eggs, sugar, flour and salt. Bring to a boil over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and stir in 3/4 cup of the coconut and the vanilla extract. Pour into pie shell and chill 2 to 4 hours, or until firm.
Top with whipped topping, and with remaining 1/4 cup of coconut.
Note: To toast coconut, spread it in an ungreased pan and bake in a 350 oven for 5 to 7 minutes, or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.



2 comments:

The Japanese Redneck said...

I see you are trying to get me in trouble with my Dr.

He told me to diet, exercise and lose weight.

My Crazy Family said...

I know that feeling, I keep complaining because I have gained 15 pounds and I still make this stuff. :o)