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How to Make Avocado Coconut Pie

Avocado Coconut Pie

While it’s already known that avocados can do no wrong , as demonstrated by baked avocado egg baskets and avocado popsicles, we can never get enough of this magic fruit butter. (Yes, it’s a fruit.)

So, for all you avocado lovers out there, we bring you Avocado Coconut Pie. The recipe features avocados and coconut puréed into a creamy pie dream topped with whipped cream. We’ll let you contemplate that for a moment. Take you time.

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Avocado Coconut Pie

Makes 8 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 (.25-oz.) envelop gelatin
  • 3 avocados from Mexico, peeled and pitted
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 (8-in.) graham cracker pie crust
  • 1 cup whipped cream or whipped topping
  • 1 cup toasted sweetened shredded coconut

How to Make It:

  • In small saucepan, heat coconut milk, sugar and gelatin, whisking until gelatin is melted; do not boil. Remove from heat; cool.
  • In food processor, purée avocados, coconut milk mixture, lime juice and coconut extract until smooth. Pour avocado mixture into pie crust.
  • Cover with plastic wrap placed directly onto surface of filling; chill at least 4 hours.
  • Serve pie the same day, cut into 8 wedges; garnish each wedge with 2 Tbsp. whipped cream and 2 Tbsp. toasted coco

Recipe Courtesy of Avocados from Mexico

By Charisma Madarang

Charisma has an undying love for gritty literature and drinks coffee like water. She also hails from Toronto, Canada and is a die-hard Maple Leafs fan, sigh.

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