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Grammie's Coconut Pie





Ingredients

4 Tbsp sugar
5 Tbsp cake flour
1/2 tsp salt
2 c milk
3 lg egg yolks slightly beaten
1 1/2 c shredded coconut
2 tsp vanilla
1 baked pie shell
MERINGUE TOPPING
2 lg egg whites
4 Tbsp sugar


How to make this recipe

1 Combine sugar, flour, and salt in top of double boiler, add milk and egg yolks; mix well. Place over rapidly boiling water & cook 10 minutes stirring constantly, remove from boiling water and add 1 cup of coconut and vanilla.

2 Cool slightly, then turn into pie shell.

3 Beat egg whites until foamy. Add sugar 2 tbsp. at a time, beating after each addition until whites stand in peaks.

4 Spoon your meringue on top and spread out to the edges of the crust. Then, use a knife or spatula to form peaks on pie. Add a small amt of coconut on top and bake
in moderate oven (350 degrees) 10 minutes, until browned.

5 Take out of oven and let cool completely then refrigerate.

6 Slice and serve