National Coconut Pie Day
For the crust:
1 3/4 C AP flour
1/2 t salt
1/2 C vegetable oil
2 t water
Preheat oven to 400F degrees. Combine crust ingredients and spread into a 9 x 13 baking dish.
- Poke dough all over with a fork.
Bake at 400F degrees for about 10-15 minutes. Crust should be a light golden brown and not “doughy”. Let the crust cool.
For the filling:
1/2 C sugar
1/4 C corn starch
2 C half and half
4 egg yolks
3 T butter
1 C sweetened flaked coconut
1 1/2 t coconut extract
Then prepare the filling. In a bowl, whisk together half and half and egg yolks.
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar and cornstarch. Then slowly stir in half and half mixture while continuing to whisk.
Bring heat up to high and continue to whisk. Do not leave your pot. After a few minutes you will notice it has…
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