A delicious, unique crust is made from rolled oats, shredded coconut, flour, sugar and melted butter, combined and pressed into a 9-inch glass pie pan. Then a sweet lime juice and custard concoction is poured into the crust, and the pie is baked until set
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 2/3 cup rolled oats
- 2/3 cup flaked coconut
- 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
- 1/2 cup lime juice
- 4 egg yolks, beaten
- 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9 inch glass pie pan.
In a medium bowl, mix together oats, coconut, flour, and sugar. In a separate bowl, mix together melted butter or margarine, corn syrup, and baking soda until frothy. Add corn syrup mixture to oat mixture and stir until ingredients are thoroughly combined. Press mixture evenly into bottom and sides of pie pan.
In a medium mixing bowl, combine condensed milk, lime juice, egg yolks, and lemon rind. Beat on medium speed 1 minute. Pour mixture into pie crust.
Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes, until firm in center. Do not allow to brown on top. Chill before serving.