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    Coconut Cream Pie

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    1/2 cup sugar
    5 tablespoon all-purpose flour
    1/8 teaspoon salt
    1/4 cup cold milk
    1 1/2 cup scalded milk
    3 egg yolks
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 cup shredded coconut
    1 9" baked pie shell

    Blend sugar, flour and salt with the cold milk. Add scalded milk,
    gradually, stirring constantly. Cook on a low heat until thick.
    Add beaten egg yolks. Cook 2 minutes longer. Remove from heat.
    Add vanilla extract and coconut. Cool then pour into previously
    baked pie shell. Cover with meringue Makes one 9" pie.

    Meringue: Use 3 egg whites to cover a 9" pie shell. Use 2 level
    tablespoons granulated sugar for each egg. Beat egg whites until
    stiff. (They should be glossy on top and when you invert the bowl,
    they should remain in place.) Fold in the sugar, gradually. Cover
    the pie with meringue.




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