Coconut custard pie

Preparation info

  • Serves

    8

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Fire Islands: Recipes from Indonesia

Fire Islands

By Eleanor Ford

Published 2019

  • About

In the colonial period, North Sulawesi was referred to as the thirteenth province of the Netherlands due to the popularity of all things Dutch there. This continues today and one favourite is the custard tart, Klappertaart, studded with the gelatinous flesh of young coconuts. Just as delightful, and easier to source ingredients for outside the tropics, is this coconut pie. The influence is more American with a squidgy cookie base, oozing custard middle and billowing meringue top. I was give