Old Fashioned Coconut Cream Pie

Planning to surprise your best friend with her favorite homemade coconut cream pie for a birthday, but you are having a hard-luck finding the perfect recipe for it? Well, no need to be disappointed. Making a delish coconut cream pie is not a very difficult task so do not stress out! We have for you the perfect creamy dreamy recipe of coconut pie that no one can keep hands off until its last bite.
Like a traditional coconut cream pie, this pie also has a custard-like base, topped with whipped cream and toasted coconut. The following recipe is absolutely the best I have tasted so far. For a fact, you would not want to order this dessert from a restaurant any more if you’ve tasted it. Yes! The recipe results are that devouring. Especially, if you a coconut lover, this recipe will throw you off your taste buds off guard and satisfy your all-time cravings.

What you’ll need:

The recipe requires basic pantry ingredients, so you don’t need to worry yourself with a grocery run. The recipe is reliable and simple especially for beginners. If you wish that the pie meets the highest standards of quality and taste, make sure to follow the exact proportion of ingredients.
  • Sweetened Flaked Coconut – Add 1 cup of it to amp up the coconut flavor in your cream filling. There is no such thing as too much coconut, isn’t it?
  • Half-and-half – Surely you want your coconut cream filling to be flavorful and creamy. Measure and add 3 cups of half and half to enrich the taste.
  • 2 eggs – Crack open two medium-sized eggs in a bowl and beat it. Eggs are used in baking to achieve the benchmark smoothness and creaminess of batter. It helps emulsify all the dry ingredients.
  • White Sugar – Use ¾ cup of sugar in the recipe, which is the perfect amount of sweetness you need!
  • All-purpose flour – Using ½ a cup will add thickness and consistency.
  • Salt – Add ¼ teaspoons to give get the profound balance of sweetness in the batter. However, the salty taste should not override the pie’s sweetness.
  • Vanilla Extract – 1 teaspoon to enhance the flavor of your coconut cream.
  • 1 (9 inch) Baked pie crust – If you are a beginner, it is advised that you use a store-bought pie crust, or blind bake your pie crust a night before.
  • Frozen Whipped Topping – Thaw 1 cup to be used for topping in the end. Topping will require you to unleash your artsy self.

How To Make Coconut Cream Pie Filling?

Once you have gathered all your ingredients, it’s time to put on your chef caps and become the master of your kitchen. Continue reading for a step by step tutorial!