Coconut-Almond Pie


Ingredient list:

1 prepared graham cracker pie crust

2 C flaked coconut divided

1 can of creme of coconut (not coconut cream, you can find it by the drink mixers)

1  C almond milk

4 egg yolks

2 tbsp coconut sugar (white sugar is ok)

4 tbs cornstarch

1/2 tsp sea salt

1 tbsp coconut butter

1 tsp almond extract

1 C heavy whipping cream

1 tsp vanilla


Method:

Pre heat oven to 400

Place 1/2 coconut flakes on baking sheet
Cook until browned 3-4 minutes
Set aside
In a medium sauce pan bring milk and coconut creme to a boil

In a bowl whisk together yolks, sugar, salt and cornstarch

Once milk is boiling slowly add into egg yolks

Once incorporated pour back into sauce pan and whisk until thickened

Stir in 1 C coconut flake, almond extract and coconut butter

Pour into crust

Cool overnight or for at least 4 hours

Mix whipping cream and vanilla until thickened

Top pies with whipped cream and toasted coconut flakes

Enjoy!

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