Monday, January 2, 2012

Coconut Pie

This recipe is perfect for when you've put so much time into preparing a nice meal that you don't have much energy left to make a nice dessert. Super quick to prepare, I promise! Basically, you dump all the ingredients into a blender, blend for a total of 22 seconds, then pour into a greased pie plate and bake. No need to worry about a crust; it forms its own crust while baking. It comes out of the oven with a wonderful toasted coconut top and a rich, custardy taste. It's a definite favorite in our family! (Recipe found on

Here's what you need:

  • 2 Cups 2% milk (I use 1% because that's what I typically have on hand.)
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 Cup coconut

Dump everything BUT the coconut into the blender, and process for 10 seconds. Scrape the sides, and process for another 10 seconds. Add coconut, and process for 2 seconds or until blended. It should look like this:

Pour into a greased, 9 or 10-inch pie plate, and bake at 350 degrees for about 50 to 55 minutes, or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.

The finished pie should look like this when you take it out. (It will deflate a bit as it cools.) Serve with whipped cream and some raspberries, if desired.



  1. Hey Adele, thanks for stopping by my blog and I wish you all the best on yours too!!
    Take care...

  2. Thanks Gerry... loved your blog!

  3. Wow, I had no idea you could make such a pretty pie with a blender!!! My husband loves coconut, so I'll have to give this one a try.

    Thanks so visiting my blog, Adele. I have had such fun in the blogging arena. I know you will too. I love your photo on your blog header.

  4. Thank you Bonnie! I'm looking forward to making friends in the blogging community. Thanks for stopping by here and for all the great comments!


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