Delicious Desserts: Coconut Cream Pie

Delicious Desserts: Coconut Cream Pie

Coconut Cream PieHappy Pie Day! Everybody wants to indulge in a special treat now and again. This Delicious Dessert series will feature sweet indulgences that are auto-immune friendly recipes that your family will love. Try it out and let us know how you like it!

adapted from PaleoParents.com

Ingredients

gluten-free pie crust

6 Tbsp chocolate chips (prefer Enjoy Life brand)

1 Tbsp + 1 tsp butter (coconut oil, ghee, vegan palm shortening or other healthy fat)

1 can full fat coconut milk

1 large egg

3 Tbsp arrowroot powder

3 Tbsp raw honey

½ tsp vanilla extract

½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

pinch of  salt

½ cup organic heavy whipping cream (if desired)

toasted unsweetened coconut flakes

Directions

Melt chocolate chips in a double broiler. Add butter and mix to combine. Pour on top of pre-baked pie crust and refrigerate until hard.

Combine the coconut milk, egg, arrowroot powder, honey and salt in a sauce pan. On medium heat stir constantly until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat and add vanilla and shredded coconut. Pour into pie crust and refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours before serving.

Top with homemade whipped cream and toasted coconut if desired.