Impossible Coconut Pie

What do we have in abundance in Mexico? Well… sunshine, great people, good food, the freshest and best veggies in the world and the fruit?? OMG… soooo good. Who doesn’t love that?

But we also have coconut.. all kinds of coconut… and the shredded coconut can be found everywhere. And what makes a great last minute dessert? One with next to NO effort? Impossible Coconut Pie.

So, here is the recipe. It’s so easy, it makes it’s own crust and it is always good. It only has one cup of sugar for the WHOLE pie, and we all know the benefits of coconut!

Impossible Coconut Pie

Ingredients
4 eggs
1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup flour
2 cups milk
1 cup sugar
1 cup coconut
2 teaspoons vanilla

Directions:
1) Blend all ingredients in a blender for a few seconds, until well mixed (I just use a mixer).
2) Pour mixture into a 10-inch greased pie plate.
3) Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 1 hour or until centre tests firm.
4) The flour will settle to form a crust, the coconut forms the topping and the centre is an egg custard filling.

Now I ask you, can it get any easier than THIS? I think not… and you all are welcome. Guests arriving and you don’t have much in the pantry… bet you have ALL of this already at home. Whip it up and be a rock star!!

by Ellaine Spivak

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5 Reviews on “Impossible Coconut Pie”

  1. :

    Dear Mrs. Spivak, thank you for your pretty Coconut pie recipe. I made it and it is simply delicious. Even I did not use regular milk, but I used almond milk, it is marvelous. Thank you again. Lourdes.

  2. :

    Yummy. Does the recipe use sweetened or unsweetened coconut? (I'm guessing unsweetened, which can be hard to find in groceries in my area...)

    1. :

      Hi Donna, Yes, I used unsweetened.. but you COULD use sweetened and just decrease the sugar.. this is a play with it kinda pie I think.. Marg!!! Miss you and you are always welcomed at my table.. and thank you for the compliments!! Ellaine

  3. :

    Que suculento y bello pie. Ya imagino el aroma junto con un excelente café de La Peñita. Lástima,...mi mujer no gusta de hornear. Felicidades Ellaine.

  4. :

    Thanks for the recipe, will try it on this rainy Vancouver day. It will remind us of our amazing Christmas dinner with you and Doug. Ellaine is truly the best cook and hostess ever! Never have we had such a fantastic variety of dishes....cookbook coming out anytime soon??? Please share more of your recipes!

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