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May 8th is National Coconut Cream Pie Day!

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How can anyone resist coconut cream pie? With this simple recipe, you don’t need to! Check out these 5 recipes from Pinterest!

1. COCONUT CREAM PIE FRENCH TOAST

COCONUT CREAM PIE FRENCH TOAST

Ingredients:

1 15-ounce can full fat coconut milk (or sub light)
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/4 cup agave nectar, maple syrup or honey
3 Tbsp raw sugar + more for sprinkling on top
7 large eggs (free range, vegetarian fed if possible)
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp sea salt
4 slices super thick crusty bread
2 Tbsp vegan butter or coconut oil
Optional Toppings: Coconut whipped cream, toasted coconut flakes*, maple syrup

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2. SAMOA COCONUT CREAM PIE

SAMOA COCONUT CREAM PIE

Ingredients:

FOR THE CRUST
20-24 chocolate wafer cookies (140 grams)
5 tablespoons (70 grams) unsalted butter, melted
3 tablespoons (40 grams) granulated sugar

FOR THE COCONUT CUSTARD
1 (13.5-14 ounce) can unsweetened coconut milk
1 cup (235 grams) whole milk
⅔ cup (130 grams) granulated sugar, divided
½ cup (35 grams) unsweetened coconut flakes
¼ teaspoon salt
5 egg yolks
¼ cup (40 grams) cornstarch
2 tablespoons (30 grams) unsalted butter
1½ teaspoon vanilla extract

FOR THE CARAMEL
1 cup (200 grams) granulated sugar
¾ cups (175 grams) heavy cream
4 tablespoons (60 grams) unsalted butter, cubed

OR THE WHIPPED CREAM
1½ cups (350 grams) heavy cream
2 tablespoons (25 grams) granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
FOR THE TOPPING AND ASSEMBLY
½ cup (40 grams) sweetened coconut, toasted
1 cup (170 grams) bittersweet chocolate chips (or chopped chocolate)
1 tablespoon coconut oil (or vegetable shortening)

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3. COCONUT CREAM PIE BARS

COCONUT CREAM PIE BARS

Ingredients:

Crust Ingredients:
1 cup (2 sticks) butter
2 cups all-purpose flour
½ cup powdered sugar
Coconut Cream Filling Ingredients:
3 cups half-and-half
3 cups coconut milk
4 eggs
1½ cups white sugar
⅔ cup cornstarch
½ teaspoon salt
1½ cup flaked coconut
½ teaspoon coconut extract
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
Whipped Cream Topping Ingredients:
2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 tablespoon cold water (for stabilizing)
1 teaspoon gelatin (for stabilizing)
3-4 tablespoons powdered sugar
1 cup coconut, for toasting

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4. OLD FASHIONED COCONUT CREAM PIE

OLD FASHIONED COCONUT CREAM PIE

Ingredients:

1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
3 cups half-and-half
2 eggs, beaten
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (9 inch) pie shell, baked
1 cup frozen whipped topping, thawed (or your own homemade whipped topping)

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5. FAVORITE COCONUT MERINGUE PIE RECIPE

FAVORITE COCONUT MERINGUE PIE RECIPE

Ingredients:

Pastry for single-crust pie (9 inches)
2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk
3 egg yolks, lightly beaten
1 cup flaked coconut, finely chopped
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
MERINGUE:
3 egg whites
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
6 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup flaked coconut

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There’s no way these won’t be a hit! 😉 What do you think?