Coconut cream pie

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Serves: 8

By jetcat

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 tsp vanilla extract

  • 400ml double cream

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 275g desiccated coconut

  • 2 eggs

  • 175g granulated sugar

  • 1 ready made pastry

  • 60g plain flour

  • 825ml single cream

Method

  1. In a saucepan, combine the single cream, eggs, sugar, flour and salt.
  2. Bring to a gentle boil over a low heat, stirring continuously.
  3. Once boiling, take the pan off the heat and stir in 3/4 of the dessicated coconut. Add the vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the mixture into the pastry case and chill in fridge for 2-3 hours until firm.
  5. In a separate bowl, pour in the double cream and whisk until soft peak stage. Add the remaining coconut and mix well.
  6. Add to the chilled pie.

Additional Information

  • Cake/Dessert

  • Make Ahead

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  • jetcat 13/05/10 10:45

    doh, i forgot to add my name to it!

  • 13/05/10 10:41

    This is a recipe that my daughter made at school, it does taste very nice, but small slices are advised as it can get a bit sickly.