Jefferson Davis Pie
This classic southern pie has a chess-like filling with coconut, raisins and pecans.
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
4 large eggs
2/3 cup milk
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons sweetened shredded coconut
3 tablespoons raisins
3 tablespoons chopped pecans
1 (9-inch) unbaked pie shell
- In a bowl combine melted butter, salt, vanilla, sugar, eggs, milk, and flour. Set aside.
- In another bowl combine shredded coconut, raisins, and chopped pecans.
- Spread coconut mixture evenly in unbaked pie shell. Pour the butter mixture on top.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 325°F (160°C) for 1 hour, or until the top is golden brown.
Makes 8 servings.