Coconut Custard Pie #1
Pies & Pastries
Pie crust (9 inch),
Sweetened condensed milk
Preheat oven to 425F. Toast 1/2 cup coconut; set aside. Bake pastry shell 8 minutes; cool slightly. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, beat eggs. Add sweetened condensed milk, water, vanilla, salt and nutmeg; mix well. Stir in remaining 1/2 cup coconut. Pour into prepared pastry shell. Sprinkle with toasted coconut. Bake 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350F; bake 25 to 30 minutes longer or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Cool. Chill if desired.
Custard Pie: Omit coconut. Proceed as above.