Ingredients for - Coconut Filling

1. 5 c. heavy cream
2. 3 c. sugar
3. 1 lb. unsalted butter
4. 1/4 c. cornstarch
5. 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
6. 9 c. shredded sweetened coconut

How to cook deliciously - Coconut Filling

1 . Stage

Place cream, sugar, and butter in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until sugar is dissolved

2 . Stage

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix together cornstarch, vanilla, and 1 tablespoon water. Add to cream mixture, bring to a boil, and simmer until thickened, about 1 minute.

3 . Stage

Place coconut in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until coconut is finely chopped. Remove cream mixture from heat and stir in coconut until well combined. Transfer to a large baking dish; let cool.

4 . Stage

Cover filling with plastic wrap and chill overnight. Just before using, place mixture in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Beat until smooth and creamy, 4 to 5 minutes. Looking for more dessert ideas? Check out our homemade chocolate chip cookie recipes, apple pie recipes, and chocolate cake recipes.