Coconut Cream Meringue Pie

Recipe: Coconut Cream Meringue Pie


  • 1 pie shell — baked
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten — save whites for meringue
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


  1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt. gradually stir in milk until smooth. Bring to a boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Gradually stir 1 cup of hot filling into egg yolks, return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat; stir in coconut, margarine and vanilla until margarine is melted.
  4. Top warm filling with meringue and brown.

Number of servings (yield): 1

Meal type: dessert

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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