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Coconut Cream Pie with Vegan Coconut Whip

This Coconut Cream Pie with Whipped Coconut Milk Topping is an official entry in the So Delicious Dairy Free Recipe Contest!

Recipe By: Pam Georges

Vegan Coconut Cream Pie

Coconut Cream Pie With Whipped Coconut Milk Topping
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Serves: 1 pie

Coconut Cream Pie:
Coconut Milk Whipped Cream:

Coconut Cream Pie:
  1. In a medium saucepan, stir together the sugar, salt, and cornstarch.
  2. Slowly stir in milk alternative, making certain that all the dry mixture is mixed into the milk.
  3. Stirring constantly over medium-high heat, bring mixture to a slow boil and boil for 5 minutes. Add dairy-free margarine, stirring to melt.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and shredded coconut. Allow to cool completely.
  5. When cooled, place in prepared pie shell. Put in refrigerator.
Coconut Milk Whipped Cream:
  1. Open the can of chilled coconut milk, draining the “water.”
  2. Place the thick coconut milk / cream in a medium mixing bowl.
  3. Add the vanilla and sugar, and blend with an electric hand mixer until the ingredients are smooth and creamy. This may take 5 to 8 minutes.
  4. Remove pie from refrigerator. Carefully smooth the whipped coconut cream over the pudding. If using, sprinkle extra shredded coconut on top.
  5. Place back in refrigerator for a few hours (if you can wait that long) to set.

About Alisa Fleming

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living


  1. Dairy-Free Pies: Over 75 Recipes for the Holidays - Go Dairy FreeNovember 11, 2013 at 12:32 pmReply

    […] Coconut Cream Pie (also vegan, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, and optionally soy-free) […]

  2. Jim HamDecember 9, 2013 at 2:37 amReply

    Outstanding! I made this for a friend who is lactose intollerant. We were all amazed how well it tasted! I love coconut cream pie and eat it often, I couldn’t tell the diference. I really enjoyed the whipped topping. Much better than whipped cream or merangue. A definite 10+!!

  3. ChrisApril 23, 2014 at 4:02 pmReply

    I recently found out one of my mother-in-law’s favorite desserts is coconut cream pie, but she hasn’t been able to eat it because she’s lactose intolerant. I looked up dairy free recipes and tried two of them for dessert at Easter. The other obviously tasted like a substitute. This one was fabulous. I’m making it again tonight for myself. I used the combination of coconut milk beverage and coffee creamer for a richer filling, and doubled the “whipped cream” recipe. It was a huge hit, and people were asking me for the recipe.

    • Alisa FlemingApril 24, 2014 at 8:02 amReplyAuthor

      That is wonderful Chris! Thank you for sharing your successful adaptations, too!

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