How to make Tropical Cream Pie -

This pineapple and cream pie is absolutely irresistible.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Fresh pineapple (ताज़ा पाइनेपल / अन्नानास), Cornflour/ corn starch (कॉर्नफ्लावर/कॉर्नस्टार्च)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Tropical Cream Pie

Tropical Cream Pie Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 2.30-3 hour

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Tropical Cream Pie Recipe

  • Fresh pineapple chopped 2 tablespo For topping

  • Cornflour/ corn starch ¼ cup

  • Pie shells half baked 2 medium

  • Milk 3 cups

  • Egg yolks 4

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) ¾ cup

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Whipped cream 1 cup

  • Gelatin bloomed 1 tablespoon

  • Scraped coconut fresh, toasted 2-3 tablespoons


Step 1

Take cornflour in a bowl. Add milk and whisk. Add yolks and whisk well.

Step 2

Pour this mixture into a small deep non-stick pan and heat. Add castor sugar, whisk and cook till it melts. Add½ teaspoon vanilla essence, whisk and cook till the mixture thickens. Transfer into a bowl, cover with cling film and refrigerate to chill.

Step 3

Take half the whipped cream, half the pineapple and half the bloomed gelatin in another bowl and mix. Add ¼ teaspoon vanilla essence and mix well.

Step 4

Transfer ½ cornflour mixture into another bowl. Add half the coconut and mix well.

Step 5

Fill the pie shells with this coconut mixture and spread whipped cream mixture on top. Refrigerate prepared pies for 2-3 hours.

Step 6

Make another pie similarly.

Step 7

Top with some pineapple, cut into wedges and serve.

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