Three Kinds of Impossible Pie

What is so impossible about Impossible Pie?

Three Kinds of Impossible Pie

What is so impossible about Impossible Pie? When you make it you pour all of your ingredients into one bowl and mix them together. When it comes out of the oven it has a golden crust and a creamy centre. Impossible? Make one and find out for yourself – it’s as easy as pie.

Basic Impossible Pie

Ingredients
4 eggs
1/2 cup melted butter
1/2 cup plain flour
1 cup sugar
1 cup desiccated coconut
2 cups milk
2 teaspoons vanilla essence

Method
Preheat oven to 170°C (150°c fan forced). Pour all of your ingredients into one bowl and beat until well mixed. Pour the mixture into a greased cake tin and bake for one hour.

Tip: One of our readers has suggested that her mother used to use duck eggs instead of chicken eggs, which makes the centre creamier. If you try it let us know how it goes in the comments below.

Citrus Impossible Pie

Ingredients
4 eggs
1/2 cup melted butter
1/2 cup plain flour
1 cup sugar
1 cup desiccated coconut
1 cup milk
rind and juice of one lemon
rind and juice of one orange

Method
Preheat oven to 170°C (150°c fan forced). Pour all of your ingredients into one bowl and beat until well mixed. Pour the mixture into a greased cake tin and bake for one hour.


Passionfruit Impossible Pie

Ingredients
4 eggs
1/2 cup melted butter
1/2 cup plain flour
1 cup sugar
1 cup desiccated coconut
1 cup milk
juice of 4 passionfruits

Method
Preheat oven to 170°C (150°c fan forced). Pour all of your ingredients into one bowl and beat until well mixed. Pour the mixture into a greased cake tin and bake for one hour.

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    COMMENTS

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    aquatrek
    12th Sep 2012
    5:29pm
    Thats not a pie - thats a cake of some sort. If one was to add some protein like say cans of tuna and some veg and some citrus then you might call it a self topping fish pie.
    Michael
    12th Sep 2012
    7:58pm
    Surprise, surprise! I'm with you-----------pies should have a content other than its self. Other than a fish pie it's a not too fancy cake!
    Anonymous
    13th Sep 2012
    12:06am
    ha ha silly aquatrek! Actually it probably should be called pudding.. it looks and sounds like a pudding to me; and it sounds yum.
    Sylvia
    12th Sep 2012
    5:38pm
    Why not! but i fancy the citrus one!
    rosemaryjune
    12th Sep 2012
    6:06pm
    It says basic. You can add what you like to it. You don't have to knead it.
    Frog
    12th Sep 2012
    10:06pm
    Yes you do! Once tasted you'll need it more and more!
    aquatrek
    12th Sep 2012
    11:20pm
    another sugar addict 'comes out' hehe
    Anonymous
    13th Sep 2012
    12:07am
    Yes you do!.. what, Frog?
    aquatrek
    13th Sep 2012
    2:47am
    KNEAD = NEED [subtle]
    Gillian.P
    12th Sep 2012
    11:02pm
    I have been making this as a quiche style for many years. No sugar but add bacon, onions, cheese anything you like. Tastes great. Gillian
    HOLA
    23rd Aug 2013
    1:54pm
    Now that one works and tastes delicious.
    jennyb
    24th Aug 2013
    10:35pm
    I prefer the savoury version. Try salmon, tuna or aspargus and cheese.
    Tassie
    14th Sep 2017
    2:20pm
    So do I..I leave out the flour and put anything we like in it...I use to make the IP years ago when children were little but now I know how bad the sugar is for us..I just don't bother..yes I know I can use a healthier substitute but we are more into savoury anyway..????
    missmarple
    19th Sep 2017
    11:35am
    so have I Gillian.P
    gg
    12th Sep 2012
    11:31pm
    love all the recipes

    13th Sep 2012
    12:09am
    Why is it called Three Kinds Impossible Pie? What does the 'Three Kinds' refer to?
    Anonymous
    13th Sep 2012
    12:10am
    Its OK, I found the other recipes..
    rosemaryjune
    5th Oct 2012
    4:56pm
    Any ideas for a substitute for coconut please ??
    Troubadour
    21st Jan 2017
    12:11pm
    You could use almond meal instead of coconut.
    I have made Impossible Pie as a dessert once or twice,
    but I do like the sound of it as a savoury with onion,s bacon, cheese.
    May do this when we next have guests over for lunch or dinner.
    Mimi
    29th Sep 2017
    10:56am
    The savoury types of impossible pies are nice. The flour settles to the bottom of the dish and makes a kind of crust, like making a quiche without having to make pastry. I have made them using zucchinis, herbs, tomatoes, onions, other vegies. I have never made the sweet variety, which I think end up like a custard tart. An old lady gave me the recipes many years ago.
    disillusioned
    2nd Jan 2018
    2:11pm
    OK, put in the tuna, veges etc. but leave out the sugar! There is also a similar recipe for Impossible Quiche, with no sugar and chopped up bacon pieces.


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