Tropical Bliss: Pina Colada Pie Recipe! 🍍🥥🍰

Transport yourself to a tropical paradise with the luscious flavors of Pina Colada Pie—a delightful dessert that combines the richness of coconut and the sweetness of pineapple in a heavenly pie form. This easy-to-make recipe captures the essence of a classic Pina Colada cocktail in a deliciously creamy and dreamy pie. Whether for a summer celebration or a sweet escape anytime, indulge in the tropical bliss of this Pina Colada Pie! 🌴🍹🥧

Ingredients:

For the Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar

For the Filling:

  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup cream of coconut (not coconut milk)
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 cup shredded coconut (sweetened), toasted

For the Topping:

  • Whipped cream
  • Pineapple slices
  • Shredded coconut (toasted)

Instructions:

Prepare the Crust:

  1. In a bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and granulated sugar. Mix until the crumbs are evenly coated.
  2. Press the mixture into the bottom and up the sides of a pie dish to form the crust. Use the back of a spoon to create an even layer.
  3. Chill the crust in the refrigerator while preparing the filling.

Make the Filling:

  1. In a saucepan, whisk together sweetened condensed milk, cream of coconut, pineapple juice, cornstarch, and egg yolks.
  2. Cook the mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly, until it thickens. This should take about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Remove the saucepan from heat and let the mixture cool slightly.
  4. Fold in crushed pineapple and toasted shredded coconut.

Assemble the Pie:

  1. Pour the filling into the prepared graham cracker crust.
  2. Smooth the top with a spatula and refrigerate the pie for at least 4 hours or until set.

Add Toppings:

  1. Prior to serving, decorate the chilled pie with a generous layer of whipped cream.
  2. Garnish with pineapple slices and additional toasted shredded coconut.

Slice and Serve:

  1. Slice into wedges and serve chilled. Enjoy the tropical delight of Pina Colada Pie!

Optional Tips:

  • For an extra coconut flavor, add a few drops of coconut extract to the filling.
  • Toast the shredded coconut in a dry pan over medium heat until golden brown for enhanced flavor.
  • Experiment with a coconut or pineapple-infused whipped cream for an added layer of indulgence.

Finally, Pina Colada Pie is a divine fusion of coconut and pineapple that will transport you to the tropics. Every bite is a delightful escape thanks to the creamy filling, crunchy crust, and vibrant toppings. Let the flavors of paradise shine through as you share this tropical treat with friends and family! 🍍🥥🍰✨

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