Coconut Custard Pie is full of sweet custard, flaky coconut, and tastes like a macaroon in pie form. It's a light and delicate treat that is sure to become a dessert staple.
Coconut Custard Pie is a recipe that I've been meaning to share with you for ages! For one reason or another it kept slipping my mind.
Coconut Custard Pie comes together in about five to ten minutes, and according to my grandmother, there's no crust. In fact, she always called it No Crust Coconut Pie.
That makes it even easier. Just mix the ingredients, and pop it in the oven.
How to Make Coconut Custard Pie:
Start off by preheating the oven and measuring out all the ingredients. For this recipe, the butter needs to be melted and cooled.
Flour two pie dishes by applying a thin layer of butter or shortening to the dishes.
Next, sprinkle them with flour and turn the pie dish while tapping the sides gently to ensure the bottom and sides are evenly covered.
Pour the mixture evenly into the two pie dishes.
Place the pies into the oven and bake until the tops are a beautiful golden brown.
Let the coconut pies cool completely before serving. Since they don't technically have a crust, the pies are delicate and are not completely set until cooled.
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Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about Coconut Custard Pie:
Can I freeze coconut custard pie?
Yes! This pie freezes well. It can stay frozen for about 6 months if stored properly. Just let it thaw in the refrigerator before serving.
How is coconut custard pie served?
I prefer to serve this pie after it's been refrigerated. The pie holds it's shape better and has a great flavor after it cools.
Can I substitute gluten-free flour for the self-rising flour?
Yes. However, we've only tried it with King Arthur Flour's Measure for Measure, which is a blend. I can't say how it will work with another brand.
Recipe Card with Ingredient Amounts and Instructions
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two 9-inch pie dishes.
- In a large mixing bowl, use a hand mixer (or stand mixer) to combine eggs, sugar, milk, flour, butter, and vanilla.4 large eggs1 ¾ cups granulated sugar2 cups whole milk½ cup self-rising flour¼ cup unsalted butter1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- Fold in the coconut flakes.7 ounces sweetened coconut flakes
- Pour the mixture evenly into the two pie dishes.
- Place the pies into the oven and bake for 35-40 minutes or until the tops are golden brown.
- Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely before serving.
- Store covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 6 months.