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Haupia Liliko‘i Pie

Oldies But Goodies, Volume I. Tamar Luke Pane‘e, KS ’53.


1 9-inch baked pie shell

½ cup cornstarch
⅔ cup sugar
½ teaspoon salt
1½ cups coconut milk

Liliko‘i Glaze
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
⅔ cup liliko‘i concentrate
⅓ cup water


Combine cornstarch, sugar, and salt in a saucepan.
Add milk slowly and stir to blend.
Cook, using a heat diffuser* to prevent mixture from over-cooking until thick and smooth.
Pour into pie shell and chill until firm.

Liliko‘i Glaze
Blend sugar and cornstarch.
Slowly stir in liliko‘i concentrate.
Cook until thick over low flame, using a heat diffuser* to prevent mixture from over-cooking, stirring constantly.
Cool slightly and pour over chilled haupia pie filling.
Chill until firm.

*heat diffuser: diffuses heat and thus helps to prevent food from over-cooking.

"Share this dessert with your family and friends for the holidays!"