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White Chocolate-Coconut Derby Pie Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 unbaked 9-inch pie crust
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 3 large eggs
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup bourbon
- 1 cup white chocolate chips
- 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt

Special equipment needed:
- Mixing bowl
- Whisk
- Measuring cups and spoons
- Pie dish
- Oven

Step-by-step instructions:

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).

2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the melted butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until well combined.

3. Add the eggs one at a time, whisking well after each addition.

4. Stir in the flour, bourbon, white chocolate chips, shredded coconut, vanilla extract, and salt until everything is evenly mixed.

5. Pour the mixture into the unbaked pie crust, spreading it out evenly.

6. Bake for 50-55 minutes, or until the pie is golden brown and set in the center.

7. Remove the pie from the oven and let it cool completely on a wire rack.

8. Once cooled, slice and serve.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 50-55 minutes
350°F (175°C)
Serving size:
8 servings

Nutritional information:
Calories per serving: 470
Total fat: 27g
Saturated fat: 16g
Cholesterol: 105mg
Sodium: 160mg
Total carbohydrates: 54g
Dietary fiber: 1g
Total sugars: 41g
Protein: 5g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Instead of bourbon, you can use 1/4 cup of strong coffee or 1/4 cup of milk.
- If you don't have white chocolate chips, you can use milk chocolate chips or dark chocolate chips.
- If you don't have sweetened shredded coconut, you can use unsweetened shredded coconut and add an additional 1/4 cup of sugar to the recipe.

- Instead of white chocolate chips, you can use butterscotch chips or peanut butter chips.
- Instead of shredded coconut, you can use chopped pecans or walnuts.
- You can add 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon or nutmeg to the recipe for a warm spice flavor.

Tips and tricks:
- Make sure to let the pie cool completely before slicing and serving.
- If the edges of the pie crust start to brown too quickly, cover them with foil to prevent burning.
- You can serve the pie with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Storage instructions:
- Store the pie in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
- To reheat the pie, place it in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.

Presentation ideas:
- Serve the pie on a decorative plate or cake stand.
- Dust the top of the pie with powdered sugar for a festive touch.

- Top the pie with toasted coconut flakes or shaved white chocolate.

- Serve the pie with a cup of coffee or a glass of milk.

Suggested side dishes:
- Fresh fruit salad
- Green salad with a citrus vinaigrette

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the pie is still jiggly in the center after baking, continue to bake for an additional 5-10 minutes until it is set.
- If the pie crust starts to burn before the filling is fully cooked, cover the edges with foil and continue baking.

Food safety advice:
- Make sure to use pasteurized eggs to avoid the risk of salmonella.
- Store the pie in the refrigerator to prevent the growth of bacteria.

Food history:
- Derby pie is a traditional dessert from Kentucky that was first created in the 1950s. It typically contains chocolate chips and pecans, but this version adds white chocolate and coconut for a tropical twist.

Flavor profiles:
- Sweet, rich, and nutty with a hint of bourbon and coconut.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve the pie as a dessert after a Southern-style meal.

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Taste: Rich, Sweet, Coconutty, Chocolatey