Homemade Buko Pie

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Buko pie, sometimes anglicized as coconut pie, is a traditional Filipino baked young-coconut custard pie. It is considered a specialty in the city of Los Baños, Laguna located on the island of Luzon.

Homemade Buko Pie Recipe

Ingredients:

For the pie crust:

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup chilled butter, cut into small cubes
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1 egg yolk and 1 tbsp milk for egg wash
  • 4-6 tbsp ice water

For the filling:

  • 3 cups young coconut meat
  • 1/2 can condensed milk
  • small slice of cheddar cheese to blend with condensed milk sweetness
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup coconut water

Cooking Instructions:

1. Mix flour and salt in a bowl.
2. Add the butter  into the flour mixture, blend using pastry blender
3. Pour lightly beaten eggs and mix
4. Sprinkle dough with ice water, 1 tbsp at a time and mix until it holds together
5. Put dough into a lightly floured work space, cut the dough into half, pat and cover with plastic wrap separately.
6. Chill in the refrigerator for an hour until firm.

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Homemade Buko Pie by dorsy111476
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