white chocolate coconut cream pie

White Chocolate Coconut Cream Pie

Servings: 8 slices

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 12 graham crackers
  • 5 tablespoons melted butter

Filling:

  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • ¾ cup whole milk + 1/3 cup divided
  • 1 14 ounce can coconut milk
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup white chocolate chips
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ¼ shredded sweetened coconut divided

Whipped Cream:

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ¼ powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease a pie pan.
  • In a food processor, pulse graham crackers until crushed.
  • Slowly drizzle in butter while processor is on.
  • Dump mixture into pie and press into bottom and sides.
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool completely.
  • In a medium sauce pan, whisk heavy cream, ¾ cup whole milk, coconut milk and sugar.
  • Bring to simmer, and whisk until sugar is melted.
  • Add in chocolate chips. Stir until chocolate chips are completely melted.
  • In another small bowl whisk egg yolks.
  • Slowly add about ¼ cup of the hot milk mixture to eggs, bringing them up to temperature. Do this until about 1 cup of the milk is added.
  • Whisk the eggs back into the hot milk mixture.
  • In another small bowl whisk remaining cold milk and cornstarch.
  • Slowly whisk back into the custard.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Simmer until thickened, about 4-5 minutes.
  • Add in coconut.
  • Cool for 10 minutes and pour in prepared crust.
  • Cool and then place plastic wrap directly on the custard.
  • Chill overnight.
  • When ready to serve pipe or spread with whipped cream and sprinkle with toasted coconut.

Whipped Cream:

  • In a stand mixer, add cream.
  • Whisk on a medium-high speed until soft peaks form.
  • Add sugar and vanilla.

Toasted Coconut:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spread remaining ¼ cup coconut on baking sheet.
  • Bake until toasted about 8 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
White Chocolate Coconut Cream Pie
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 643
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 149.6mg50%
Carbohydrates 55.4g18%
Fiber 1.3g5%
Sugar 36.9g41%
Protein 5.8g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.