Turtle Bay Macadamia Cream Pie



Turtle Bay Macadamia Cream Pie

2 cups milk

6 egg yolks

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

2 cups heavy cream

1 tablespoon vanilla

3/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts

1 (9-inch) pie crust, baked

Whipped cream, chopped macadamias and/or toasted coconut for garnish (optional)

Heat milk in a heavy saucepan until hot; do not boil. Beat egg yolks with until fluffy and smooth, then beat in flour. Pour hot milk slowly into egg and sugar mixture as you beat. Strain back into heavy saucepan and place on low heat. Cook, stirring, until mixture is very thick. Remove from heat and let cool.

Whip cream until very stiff. Fold into cooled mixture. Fold in vanilla and macadamia nuts, and spread in prepared pie shell. Chill for 2 hours. Garnish as desired. Makes 8 servings.

Per serving: 578 calories (69 percent from fat), 45 g fat (19.6 g saturated, 19.3 g monounsaturated), 227mg cholesterol, 8.4g protein, 36.4 g carbohydrates, 1.6 g fiber, 214 mg sodium.

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