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Author Topic: Impossible Pie  (Read 1306 times)

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Offline SilverLining

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Impossible Pie
« on: October 28, 2018, 03:57:25 PM »
I have not tried this....yet.

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Offline GoingNuts

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Re: Impossible Pie
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2018, 04:56:39 PM »
O.M.G . - I have to try this.  I love coconut.  This looks amazing.
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Offline SilverLining

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Re: Impossible Pie
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2018, 05:56:29 PM »
My husband loves coconut cream pie. This sounds close.

Someone suggested adding cocoa.
When I was growing up we didn’t call it “Political Correctness”.  We called it things like “manners”, “respect” and “the Golden Rule”. ~~~ Peter

Offline BensMom

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Re: Impossible Pie
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2018, 11:00:10 AM »
I'm skeptical. Let me know if it works. I hate coconut, but wonder if I could leave that off or of there's something else that would work. The crust and custard part sound good.

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Re: Impossible Pie
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2018, 12:34:08 PM »
That's similar to how pecan pie is made - the pecans and custard/goo separate during baking - but that's poured into a prepared crust.  I'm interested to hear if the crust really comes out in this recipe. 
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DS - peanut, tree nut, milk, eggs, corn, soy, several meds, many environmentals. Finally back on Xolair!
DD - mystery anaphylaxis, shellfish.
DH - banana/avocado, aspirin.  Asthma.
Me - peanut, tree nut, shellfish, banana/avocado/latex,  some meds.

Offline PurpleCat

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Re: Impossible Pie
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2018, 05:41:02 PM »
My mom use to make this pie when I was a kid.  There is a custard version too.

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Re: Impossible Pie
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2018, 08:40:50 PM »
I'm gong to make it - can I sub butter?

Offline SilverLining

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Re: Impossible Pie
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2018, 05:06:20 PM »
I'm gong to make it - can I sub butter?

I have not made it yet. Someone had commented they did.
When I was growing up we didn’t call it “Political Correctness”.  We called it things like “manners”, “respect” and “the Golden Rule”. ~~~ Peter

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Re: Impossible Pie
« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2018, 01:44:53 PM »
I would think butter would work, and be better!
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Re: Impossible Pie
« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2018, 04:32:17 PM »
A gluten-free modified version of thatbis going down in my house right now:

https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/member/views/gluten-free-crustless-coconut-pie-52775491/amp

This seemed like a good intro for me into gluten free baking, since it’s not dependent on the crumb.

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Re: Impossible Pie
« Reply #10 on: November 02, 2018, 06:21:17 PM »
I couldn’t even wait for it to cool.  I cut the sugar to 3/4 cup, and used 2% milk.  It tastes similar to a coconut flan.  Seriously yummy.  DH gives it 2 thumbs up.
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Offline SilverLining

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Re: Impossible Pie
« Reply #11 on: November 02, 2018, 07:27:13 PM »
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Re: Impossible Pie
« Reply #12 on: November 02, 2018, 11:48:42 PM »
We have made impossible pie many times and enjoyed it.  Thanks for the GF recipe!  I'll have to give it a try with Enjoy Life flour (since I have yet to find an adequate substitute.)

Another science experiment pie recipe you may enjoy: mock apple pie -- even Janelle might be able to enjoy this one (assuming you're not allergic to the other ingredients.) 

https://www.exploratorium.edu/cooking/seasoning/kitchen/recipe-mockapple.html
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Re: Impossible Pie
« Reply #13 on: November 03, 2018, 06:41:50 AM »
I remember that recipe! I never tried it, but it was on boxes of Ritz crackers for decades.
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Re: Impossible Pie
« Reply #14 on: November 03, 2018, 07:23:50 AM »
I saw that Bisquick makes a gluten free baking mix, and Impossible pie was originally a Bisquick recipe, I believe. 
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