You are here: Home » Recipes » Fresh Coconut Pie Fresh Coconut Pie Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 8 servings A creamy and delicious coconut pie. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup sugar1/2 cup cornstarch1/4 teaspoon salt3 cups hot milk3 -- egg yolks, beaten1 teaspoon vanilla1/2 teaspoon almond extract2 cups grated fresh coconut1 -- 9-inch baked pie shell1 cup heavy cream, whipped Instructions Combine sugar, cornstarch and salt in saucepan; stir in milk gradually until smooth. Bring to a boil; boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir small amount of hot mixture into egg yolks. Return to hot mixture in saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes, until mixture boils and is thick enough to mound from spoon. Turn into bowl; stir in vanilla, almond extract and half the coconut. Place waxed paper over filling; refrigerate for 1 hour. Turn into pie shell; refrigerate for 3 hours. Spread whipped cream over filling; top with remaining coconut. Recipe reprinted with permission from Favorite Recipes Press’ The Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Cooking (2007).