Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Coconut Custard Pie for One!

Hey everyone-Happy Foodie Friday and Sweets for Saturday! I thought I'd play with my mini pie dish and treat myself to a coconut custard pie-oh yea! 

Earl says "did someone say pie?"
(Guess that means it's really for two...)
I used the custard recipe from by BHG Red and White Check Cookbook but only made one forth of it.
Coconut Custard Pie - for one
4 eggs - I used 1
1/2 C sugar - I used 1/8 C
1/2 tsp vanilla - I used 1/8 tsp
1/4 tsp salt - I used a little
2 1/2 C milk - I used 1/2 C and 1/8 C
Ground nutmeg - I'll leave this out the next time
I just added a big handful of coconut to this recipe.
  • Oven to 450, bake crust for 5 minutes, cool.
  • For filling, mix egg, sugar, vanilla and salt. Gradually add milk and mix well.
  • Place pie on oven rack, add coconut, pour in filling. (I placed the pie dish on a baking tray, filled it, then put that in the oven. Glad I did, it caught some dripping)
  • Sprinkle with nutmeg.
  • Cover edge of crust with foil. (I just laid foil over the pie.)
  • Reduce oven temp to 350 and bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake for another 30 minutes or until knife inserted off center comes out clean.
  • Cool pie on wire rack.
Note: I liked this! It's a nice easy recipe, especially if I have the crust ready to go in the freezer!

Have a happy day:@)


  1. Great idea! I love coconut anything. Your pie looks delicious!

  2. Oh, this looks really good! I have never been good at reducing a recipe. Seems I always forget and put one ingredient in full force!

    I am so gonna do this one! I am getting the pans for it tomorrow! I can't wait to do it too!

  3. I agree with Earl!...I smell pie! yum.
    You'll just have to share.
    Lazy on Loblolly

  4. I hope Earl lets you have some of it.

  5. Looks delicious! I'd have to do it for two but it's a great idea. Well, all but me having to make the pie crust.


  6. Lynn, you didn't bake any for Earl? My son would eat this in one bite! Joni

  7. Oh, custard pies are sooo good! Looks delicious!

  8. I have been coming to your blog for a while but have never commented before. I just wanted to tell you that I love your posts and tablescapes/recipes for one. It's always nice to be treated even if we have to do it ourselves!! Thank you for inspiring me!!

  9. Don't turn your back on Earl! He'll have his snout in it for sure. :) It looks delicious!

  10. It just so happens that I do have a crust in the freezer! And I do love coconut!! Thanks for the recipe.

    Blessings, Debbie

  11. I'm thinking that without the crust and stevia instead of sugar, I could make this delish little treat low-carb. You are so kind to share with Earl!

  12. This looks like a great pie. I made a custard pie the other day which would have really benefited from some coconut.

  13. Looks Yummy! This recipe is goin on my to make list :)

  14. This is my absolute, hands down favorite pie! And I don't like coconut! Go figure!!!! Is it okay to lust after a pie? YOur pictures are so expresssive and beautiful that I can almost taste it!
    As soon as the kitchen is done, I am making this great recipe, unless you want to send me your pie? But I would probably have to fight Earl for it, wouldn't I?
    Thanks for the great recipe!!!!
    xo Yvonne

  15. Pie! Oh, yummy! I hope you didn't let Earl have it all! Oh, this looks so good and sounds delish, Lynn! I'm gonna do this. I don't make pie dough so I'll have to go get some. When I try to make dough it's either like paper or a stone! I'll just buy it.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  16. That looks like it might do for two, maybe...lol....I have my PWC post all ready.

  17. Is Earl a candle? I just love him!

  18. That sounds AMAZING! I love custards, and it's great that it just serves one, since custards don't reheat well and just don't seem to taste as good chilled.

  19. Woo hoo, scoot over, Earl...I do love me some Coconut Pie !

  20. A pie for one. Brilliant! Seriously, this is a great idea. I must give this a try.

  21. I love that this is a single serving. Yum!

    I'd like to invite you to share this recipe on my linky, Sweet Tooth Friday. I hope to see you there. http://alli-n-son.com/2011/04/14/chocolate-birds-nests/

  22. I don't think I could make this in mini form. I definitely need a full sized pie because it looks so delicious!

  23. Saw this on Sweets for a Saturday - I love coconut and this looks great!

  24. oh this looks great! i love coconut!!


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