Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Save Recipe Print
Basil-Mint Coconut Cream Pie
Total:
7 hr 30 min
Prep:
1 hr
Inactive:
6 hr
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
10 to 12 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
7 hr 30 min
Prep:
1 hr
Inactive:
6 hr
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
10 to 12 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

For the crust: 
For the filling and topping:

Directions

Make the crust: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Pulse the cookies and sugar in a food processor until finely ground. Add the melted butter; pulse until moistened. Press the mixture into the bottom and up the side of a 9-inch pie plate. Bake until set, about 15 minutes; transfer to a rack to cool.

Make the filling: Clean out the food processor. Pulse the sugar and herbs in the food processor until very fine. Whisk the eggs, 1/4 cup heavy cream, the cornstarch and coconut extract in a bowl until smooth; set aside. Combine the coconut milk, 1/4 cup heavy cream and all but 2 tablespoons of the herb sugar in a saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until steaming, 5 minutes. Whisk 3/4 cup of the hot coconut milk mixture into the egg mixture, then pour the egg mixture into the saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, until the mixture is thick like pudding, 3 to 5 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl, using a rubber spatula to push the filling through; pour into the cooled crust. Cover the filling with plastic wrap, pressing it against the surface; refrigerate until set, at least 6 hours.

Remove the plastic wrap. Beat the remaining 1 cup heavy cream with the lime zest and 1 tablespoon herb sugar with a mixer until stiff peaks form. Spread over the pie; sprinkle with the remaining 1 tablespoon herb sugar and shredded coconut.

Photograph by Ryan Liebe

My Private Notes

Add a Note
Get the Recipe

Berry Dessert Lasagna

This chilled berry trifle is an easy, crowd-pleasing dessert.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Lavender Ice Cream Pie

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Coconut Ice Tea

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Spinach Pie

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Lemon-Coconut Matzo Jelly Roll

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Spinach and Feta Pie

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Easy Salmon Pie

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Cream Scones with Currants

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Baked Lemon Meringue Pie

Recipe courtesy of Aaron McCargo Jr.

Cheese-Potato Slab Pie

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Check Out Our

          Get a sneak-peek of the new Food Network recipe page and give us your feedback.

          See it Now!

          Latest Stories