Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Laura Bush's Texas Buttermilk Coconut Cream Pie

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1 unbaked nine-inch pie shell

½ stick melted butter

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

½ cup sweetened, shredded coconut, plus ½ cup of toasted coconut for garnish

1/3 cup buttermilk

Mix ingredients, pour into pie shell, and bake in 350 degree preheated oven for 40-45 minutes until set.

Melt a tablespoon of butter in a skillet, add 1/2 cup of coconut and toast until golden brown.  Garnish the pie with whipped cream and sprinkle with the toasted coconut.

Adapted from a recipe from Americas-Table