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“Rich and smooth. It takes half an hour to make, but it well worth the effort. Posting in response to a request. Plan ahead as it needs time to chill.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, flour and salt over a medium heat; gradually stir in milk.
  2. Cook and stir over medium heat until the mixture is thick and bubbly.
  3. Reduce heat to low and cook 2 minutes more.
  4. Remove the pan from heat.
  5. Separate the egg yolks from whites.
  6. Beat the egg yolks slightly.
  7. Gradually stir 1 cup of the hot mixture into yolks.
  8. Return the egg mixture to the saucepan and bring the entire mixture to a gentle boil.
  9. Cook and stir 2 minutes before removing the pan from heat.
  10. Stir butter, vanilla, and coconut into the hot mixture.
  11. Let cool 5 minutes, then pour into serving dishes and chill several hours until serving time.
  12. The hot mixture can also be poured into a baked 9 inch pie crust for coconut cream pie.
  13. Top with meringue and brown or just top with whipped cream.

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