Classic Coconut Cream Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2004, America's Test Kitchen TV

Most coconut cream pies are no more than coconut-dusted vanilla cream pies. Others use artificial flavoring and taste like suntan lotion. We wanted honest coconut flavor.

SERVES8 to 10 (Makes one 9-inch pie)

TIME1½ hours, plus 3 hours cooling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

In the video, Bridget mistakenly calls for 10 graham crackers in the crust and 1/3 cup sugar in the filling. The correct amounts should be 9 graham crackers and 2/3 cup of sugar. Most recipes for this diner dessert are nothing more than a r...

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