D’ Buko Pie


Buko Pie is the specialty of Laguna Province, Philippines. It is a traditional Filipino pastry style, young-coconut-filled pie. It was one of the most famous and must-try Filipino dish. It is made with young coconuts (buko)

Buko Pie Recipe Ingredients:

Pie Crust:

  • * 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • * 1 tsp. salt
  • * 2/3 cup shortening
  • * 1 piece eggyolk
  • * 1 tsp. vinegar
  • * 1/4 cup ice water

Buko Pie Filling:

  • * 4 cups coconut meat
  • * 1 cup coconut water
  • * 1 300 ml. can Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • * 2/3 cup cornstarch

Buko Pie Cooking Instructions – How To Make Buko Pie:

  1.  Mix flour and salt in a bowl. Cut in shortening using two knives or a pastry cutter.
  2.  Combine the egg yolk, vinegar and water. After that, slowly add the liquid to the flour mixing until dough can be handled.
  3. Divide the dough into 2; one part slightly bigger than the other. Roll bigger dough to about 2 inches larger than a 16-inch pie plate.
  4.  Fit dough into a pie plate, letting sides hang.
  5.  Roll out remaining dough for the crust.
  6.  Set it aside for a while.
  7.  Combine filling ingredients in a thick saucepan.
  8.  Cook and sti constantly to thicken. Cool then pour into prepared crust.
  9.  Cover with top crust; flute or crimp edges together to seal.
  10.  Bake for 1 – 1.5 hrs. at 425 degrees F.

(via philippinefoodrecipe)

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