No Crust Coconut Pie
I love to bake but I don't bake pies very often, but this one is easy just mix it up pour and bake. No crust to mix up or bake beforehand and everyone loves it.
Let me tell you a funny story. My aunt who is 13 years older than my mom found this recipe years ago, clipped it and shared it with my mom. So we have eaten this pie for years at home and family dinners, sometime my aunt baked it, sometimes my mother.
You know in the South it is a requirement for the ladies of the church to be able to cook up some good food, churches often have covered dish dinners and the women are also called cook and take food to the church or to the families so they can have a relaxed dinner after a funeral and my mom is often called to bring dishes for these meals. She cooks many different things but she always takes this pie. She and her sister go to church together and her sister is older now and rarely cooks at all, my mom lives next door and cooks for the both of them.
Well, the new pastor loves this pie and has more than once from the pulpit raved about my mom's coconut pie. He also has left orders for whoever is in the church kitchen to save him a slice or two before it goes out to be served. So there is a bit of sisterly jealousy going on here~ her sister found the recipe and shared it with my mom and now my mom is getting the praise for baking it and my aunt makes sure the pastor knows she found the recipe first. Kind of like what came first the chicken or the egg and a tug of war of who gets credit for the pie the pastor ate that day.
- 3 eggs beaten
- 1/2 cup self rising flour
- 2 cups of milk
- 1/4 cup melted butter
- 1 1/2 cups coconut
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1 3/4 cups of sugar
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Combine ingredients one at a time in the order listed.
- Mixing well between each ingredient.
- Pour into a glass pie dish and bake for 10 minutes at 350, the decrease temperature to 325 and bake for another 35-50 minutes, Until the top is golden brown.
Enjoy! This is a wonderful custurdy coconut pie. And you don't have to worry about making a crust, it makes it's own.
I I don't have a glass pie dish but I have a Pampered Chef stone one, mine didn't seem to 'set up' like my mom's does so I would recommend using a glass baking dish.
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