Homemade Coconut Cream Pie is such a treat. and it is perfect for your Thanksgiving table. Better yet, make it any time of the year. It is a pretty easy pie to make and your family will think that you have been spending all day in the kitchen, cooking over a hot stove.

I have had other coconut cream pies, but this is my favorite recipe. It comes together fairly quick and who doesn’t like that?

 

Homemade Coconut Cream Pie

 

What Ingredients Do I Need For Homemade Coconut Cream Pie?

  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Salt
  • Milk
  • Egg yolks
  • Butter
  • Vanilla extract
  • Sweetened flaked coconut
  • 9″ baked pie crust or graham cracker crust

 

How Do I Make Homemade Coconut Cream Pie?

  • Combine the sugar, flour, and the salt.
  • Slowly pour in the milk.
  • Cook in a medium sauce pan over medium heat until the mixture boils and thickens, then cook it for 2 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and slowly add the slightly beaten egg yolks.
  • Cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and add the butter and vanilla extract.
  • Cool at room temperature.
  • Add the coconut, and stir to mix.
  • Place the mixture into the pie crust and place in the refrigerator.
  • If desired, garnish with whipping cream, whipped topping, and toasted coconut.

 

 

Variations For This Homemade Coconut Cream Pie:

This Basic Recipe Can Be Used to Make Several Other Kinds of Pie.

Banana:

  • You can leave out the coconut and make this into a banana cream pie.
  • Just stir in 2 sliced bananas instead of the coconut.

 

Peach:

  • Omit the coconut.
  • For peach cream pie, arrange 1 1/2 cups sliced peaches over the filling.
  • Sprinkle with 3 Tablespoons confectioner’s sugar, or top it off with whipped cream or whipped topping. 

 

Strawberry:

  • Omit the coconut.
  • For strawberry cream pie, arrange 1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries over the filling.
  • Sprinkle with 3 Tablespoons confectioner’s sugar, or top it off with whipped cream or whipped topping. 

 

 

What’s the Difference Between Coconut Cream Pie and Coconut Custard Pie?

  • The biggest difference is that Custard Pie has a baked filling, and Cream Pie does not.
  • Coconut Cream Pie is made with an egg and milk/cream custard, but it’s cooked on the stove and chilled until set.
  • Coconut Custard Pie is made with an egg and milk/cream custard that sets up and thickens in the oven.

 

 

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Yield: 8 people

Homemade Coconut Cream Pie

Homemade Coconut Cream Pie is a rich and creamy pie packed with delicious flavor and topped off with whipping cream and coconut flakes.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 slightly beaten egg yolks
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 (9") baked pie crust or graham cracker crust

Instructions

  1. Combine the sugar, flour, and the salt.
  2. Slowly pour in the milk.
  3. Cook in a medium sauce pan over medium heat until the mixture boils and thickens, then cook it for 2 minutes.
  4. Remove the pan from the heat and slowly add the slightly beaten egg yolks.
  5. Cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  6. Remove from the heat and add the butter and vanilla extract.
  7. Cool at room temperature.
  8. Add the coconut, and stir to mix.
  9. Place the mixture into the pie crust and place in the refrigerator.
  10. If desired, garnish with whipping cream, whipped topping, and toasted coconut.

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 431Total Fat 20gSaturated Fat 9gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 82mgSodium 352mgCarbohydrates 57gFiber 2gSugar 28gProtein 6g

 

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