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Nana’s Manha Pie

JenniferJennifer Camacho

There are different techniques to pie making; this is my mother-in-law’s recipe and method to baking manha pie.

servings:Makes 2 pies


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 can carnation milk
  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 6 Large egg yolks, (save whites aside)
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract
  • 1 cup young coconut (manha meat)
  • 2 baked 9-inch pastry shell (nana’s pie crust)
  • For Meringue Topping:
  • 6 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
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