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Triple Coconut Custard Pie

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Triple Coconut Custard Pie
As a fan of coconut, I’m always interested when I see a coconut pie on a dessert menu. Recently at a restaurant known for their pies, I had a very disappointing slice of coconut pie that had almost no coconut flavor to it. The texture of that pie left something to be desired, …

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What is coconut cream?

What is coconut cream?
Coconut cream is a type of coconut milk, the creamy liquid that comes from pressing fresh coconut meat. The difference between coconut milk and coconut cream is the consistency. Coconut cream is very thick, almost paste-like, and contains much less water than coconut milk does. It has a creamy, slightly …

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Individual Chocolate Coconut Cream Pies

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Chocolate Coconut Cream Tarts
Coconut cream pie is always a favorite of mine, mostly because I am a big fan of coconut, but also because I like the additional texture that coconut adds to a cream pie. I’ve had some coconut cream pies that are too dense, too thick. I like mine to be lighter, with a …

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Coconut Cream Pie

coconut cream pie

 Cream pies, more than any other, seem to scream “comfort food” – even if you (like me) generally tend to prefer fruit pies, like apple. They’re not merely satisfying, but they’re so indulgent that you have to set aside any concerns about overly decadent desserts to fully enjoy the …

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Bite-Sized Coconut Macaroons

coconut macaroons

 There are many different ways to make a macaroon. Some are almost meringues, ethereally light with minimal amounts of coconut. Others are dense and sticky, rich with ingredients like coconut cream or sweetened condensed milk. They can be cooked until just barely firm enough to hold together or until crisp and brown …

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