Grammie's Coconut Pie
1 x As Easy As Pie Crust 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
MERINGUE TOPPING 2 lg egg whites 4 Tbsp sugar
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