Freezing seems to do something magical to the coconut before it 's stirred into the cream filling and baked. In any case, this pie is certainly rich and delicious.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup milk
- 2 teaspoons butter
- 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 cup flaked coconut
Mix together sugar, flour, and nutmeg. Beat in eggs. Add milk and butter or margarine, and stir. Stir in coconut. Pour filling into unbaked pie shell.
Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees ) for 25 minutes.