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Island-Lover's Coconut Cream Pie Recipe

Serves: 
8
25 minutes
Calories per serving: 290

Recipe Ingredients

1/4 cup flaked coconut
3/4 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1/3 cup cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups 1% low-fat milk
2 egg yolks
2 tablespoons butter
3/4 cup flaked coconut
1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon coconut extract
1 (9 inch) graham cracker pie crust

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Bake 1/4 cup coconut in a shallow pan, stirring occasionally, 5 to 6 minutes or until toasted. Set aside.

Combine SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener, cornstarch, and salt in a heavy saucepan, mixing well. Gradually whisk milk into mixture. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat.

Beat egg yolks until thick and pale. Gradually whisk 3/4 cup of hot milk mixture into yolks; add yolk mixture to remaining hot milk mixture, whisking constantly. Cook over medium heat for 1 minute or until mixture comes to a boil, whisking constantly. Remove from heat; stir in butter, 3/4 cup coconut and flavorings. Immediately pour filling into crust. Cover with plastic wrap, gently pressing on filling. Chill 3 hours or until firm. Sprinkle remaining with toasted coconut.

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Nutrition Info Per Serving

Nutrition Info Per Serving 8 servings, Serving Size: 1 slice (1/8 of pie)

Calories
290
Calories From Fat
140
Total Fat
15
g
Saturated Fat
7
g
Cholesterol
65
mg
Sodium
410
mg
Total Carbs
33
g
Dietary Fiber
1
g
Sugars
21
g
Protein
5
g

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