This is a Thanksgiving staple at our house and my daughter's favorite pie. It's full of fat and calories so plan on getting in an extra walk or two around the holidays. It's the real deal from scratch but very worth the effort.
1/2 C. sugar
4 TB cornstarch
1/4 ts. salt
2 1/2 C. scalded milk
4 egg yolks
1 ts. vanilla
1 1/2C. flaked coconut
2 ts. conf. sugar
1 TB butter
1 C. heavy whipping cream
Beat 4 egg yolks and add 4 TB of hot mixture, whisking til blended. ( what is tempering?)
Then add egg mixture to milk mixture.
Stir and pour into prepared pie shell.
Whip cream with conf. sugar, spread over filling.
click here for how to toast coconut)
Call in the refill on your cholesterol medicine. :)