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Foolproof Impossible Pie

In case no one knows what an impossible pie is. It's a lovely dessert where you put all your ingredients wet into a greased baking dish and almost impossibly it seems it comes out in 3 different layers. The bottom becomes pastry like because the flour and butter sink to the bottom, the centre becomes a custardy delight and the top is slightly golden and crunchy from the coconut and the flaked almonds. ( this was made middle of the night so the photo is quite horrible, please forgive me )


  • .5 Cup plain flour

  • 1 Cup Caster Sugar

  • .75 Cup Desiccated Coconut

  • 4 Eggs

  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract

  • 125 Grams Butter, Melted

  • .5 Cup Flaked Almonds

  • 2 Cups whole milk


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180C and grease a deep 24cm pie dish well.

  • 2.

    Combine the sifted flour, sugar, coconut, eggs, extract, butter and half of the nuts in a large bowl. Gradually add the milk stirring until well combined. Pour into your prepared dish and bake for 35 minutes.

  • 3.

    Remove pie from the oven and sprinkle over the rest of the nuts, bake a further 10 minutes.

  • 4.

    Serve with cream or vanilla ice-cream

  • 5.

    I hope you love my recipe as much as I do


Resist the temptation and enjoy this hot from the oven or wait until it's cold. It's delightful either way.

Store in the refrigerator after cooling

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Posted by Lisa259Report
Oh yours sounds wonderful. It's definitely going to be next on my list of desserts. I'll try yours and tell you too :P

Really any excuse to eat something delicious is good enough for me ;) lol
Posted by Huda Abu HamdiaReport
I definitely should try it ..
it's like a recipe i just submitted called "Odret Aader" , means "by God's well".. cz also u pour the batters in the baking tray, and while baking layers seperate so u'll end up having a caramel sugar layer,cream caramel layer and a cake layer.
I'll try this one and let u know as soon as possible ;-)
thanks dear!
Posted by Huda Abu HamdiaReport
huhuhuhuh .. that's true ;-)