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Coconut Pie

Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking from AlansKitchen.comMakes 1 (8-inch) pie

Ingredients:

  • 1/2     recipe Rich Pastry
  • 1-1/2  cups grated coconut
  • 3        eggs, beaten separately
  • 1        cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4     teaspoon salt
  • 2        Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2        cups milk
  • 1        teaspoon vanilla
  •           Pinch of salt
  • 3        Tablespoons confectioners' sugar

Directions:

Preheat oven to 300 F.

  1. Use half the recipe for Rich Pastry.  Roll out crust, line pie dish, and bake shell until lightly browned.  In a mixing bowl, add and beat egg yolks, add sugar and salt.  Stir in cornstarch. 

  2. Scald milk and pour over mixture (adding a lump of butter to hot milk if desired).  Place in top of double boiler over boiling water, stir until thick and smooth.  Reserve almost a 1/2 cup of coconut for top of meringue.  Add remaining coconut to custard. 

  3. Cool.  Stir in vanilla and pour mixture into baked pastry shell.  Beat egg whites stiffly with pinch of salt, stir in sugar.  Spread meringue lightly over pie, sprinkle with coconut, bake for 15 minutes, or until meringue is lightly browned.

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Pennsylvania Dutch Facts
The Dutch are generally regarded as one of several Germanic peoples, which explains the corruption of the German word Deutsch to Dutch; therefore, the so-called Pennsylvania Dutch are really Pennsylvania Germans.

 
 


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