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Hawaiian Cream Pie Recipe

Hawaiian Cream Pie Recipe

When it comes to pie, coconut cream is by favorite, while my husband is a banana cream fan. I decided to make us both happy and combine them in this dessert. Pineapple naturally accents the tropical flavor. —Jane Wilsdorf, Holliday, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 to 2 large firm bananas, sliced
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in milk until smooth. Cook and stir over medium-high heat for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot filling into egg yolks; return all to pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from the heat; stir in butter and vanilla. Fold in pineapple and coconut. Place sliced bananas into pastry shell; set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, on high until stiff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved. Pour hot filling over bananas. Spread meringue evenly over hot filling, sealing edges to crust. Sprinkle with coconut.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until the meringue is golden. Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving. Store leftovers in the refrigerator. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 383 calories, 16g fat (8g saturated fat), 101mg cholesterol, 346mg sodium, 55g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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2124arizona User ID: 845443 269247
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2017

"I love this pie. They turned out perfect and taste wonderful!! I got the ultimate complement from my sister-in-law who thought I had bought the pie."

wfujioka User ID: 5631637 42234
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2010

"Excellent recipe, ono will bake again."

peggycliff User ID: 3510407 88317
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2010

"This is the BEST pie I ever had. For some in my family who aren't banan lovers, I omit the bananas. Either way it has become the favorite pie of everyone that's tried it. No more holidays without it!"

jmhbartopa User ID: 1483666 124524
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2010

"I made this for a birthday party not trying it first and it was awful. It didn't stay together was just a melted mess. Very dissapointed in this recipe."

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