Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Vanilla/Banana/Coconut/Peach Pie by Guest Chef Tara

3/4 c sugar
1/3 c flour
1/4 t salt
2 c milk
3 slightly beaten egg yolks
1 t vanilla
1 T butter

Optional Fillings:
3 sliced bananas
1 c toasted coconut
3 sliced sweetened fresh peaches (sweeten the peaches just before filling the shell as the sugars draws out the juices)

Combine sugar, flour, and salt. Slowly stir in milk. Cook and stir until the mixture bubbles. Then cook for two minutes. temper the egg yolks by stirring in a little of the hot mixture. Add several spoonfuls. Then add the yolks into the hot mixture in the pan. Cook an additional two minutes. Stir in butter and vanilla. Cover with plastic wrap with the wrap touching the top. cool completely. Pour into pie shell after filling the shell with desired filling.

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