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Best Coconut Cream Pie!

Can anyone tell me where in the GTA is the place to get a great coconut cream pie?

Thanks.

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  1. Harbour Sixty has fabulous coconut cream pie (which I just mentioned in another thread). It's pricey, but the serving size is gigantic. If you're really craving, you could make a meal of a slice and some champers at their bar. Sugar rush.

    1. Teddy's Family Restaurant in Oshawa. Good coconut flavour, flaky crust, mountains of real whipped cream and tons of toasted coconut.

      The best part is they are available for takeout as well, sans whipped cream, so you can add your own and pile on all the toasted coconut you want!

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      1. re: Mike from Hamilton

        Thank you.

        I have heard about Harbour sixty. I will try it out. Next time I am in the east end I will drop in on Teddy's. It is almost impossible to find a fresh coconut pie anymore.

        brian.

        1. re: bjinyyz

          You haven't lived until you've tried the coconut cream pie at Scaramouche.
          It is amazing!! Luscious coconut cream with white chocolate shavings on top. Heaven. They've been known for it for over 25 years.

          1. re: millygirl

            I know this is definitely out of the GTA, but if you are ever in Huntsville ON, go to West Side Fish & Chips. EXCELLENT coconut cream pie. All their pies are excellent and everything is homemade, including the super flaky crust. This place is obviously in a different league as the Pasta Bar, but IMO, the coconut cream pie is just as good!

            1. re: millygirl

              I absolutely and completely agree. The Coconut Cream Pie at Scaramouche is amazing. As described above. Worth the calories, for sure.

              1. re: millygirl

                Yes, I agree with millygirl and I have bought the pie from Scaramouche(just phoned and ordered it from them)..I'm not sure it was worth the $40. + I paid for it BUT it was DAMN GOOD!!!

                1. re: pearlD

                  Oh wow, never occured to me that you could purchase a whole pie from them. I must keep that in mind. In fact, I will be having some this Thursday, we have a reservation for 5, celebrating a 50th birthday.

          2. The coconut cream pie at Scaramouche is divine!!!! You can also pick up a fabulous coconut cream pie at Wanda's Pie in the Sky on Mt. Pleasant north of Eglinton....it's also sinfully delicious!

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            1. re: zengirl18

              Thank you everyone. I am going try as many as I can and report back!

              Have a great long weekend!!!

            2. Ready for flames on this one, but try the PC frozen coconut cream pie at Loblaw's. First ingredient is whipping cream. Real coconut, coconut cream, and it costs $4.99 on sale - for a whole pie. No, it wasn't baked fresh by Joanne Yolles, but it's damn good.

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              1. re: embee

                I believe it. I haven't tried it, but their frozen key lime pie, which may not be entirely traditional, is utterly divine.

                1. re: embee

                  I agree. I usually have one of these in the freezer for unexpected guests. BTW, the PC pineapple upside down cakes are delish, too, especially when prepared in the oven (instead of microwave) which crisps up the caramel.

                  That said, I do think that Queen of Tarts makes banana and coconut cream pies, and I would give them vote for "best of".

                  1. re: embee

                    Ok embee. Based on your rec, and an urgent family need for dessert, we bought a PC coconut cream and a banana cream pie ($5.99 each). Both were well received, as a last minute, cheap and reasonably natural tasting product. Only problem was waiting for them to thaw. Thanks for the tip. (no flames)

                    1. re: embee

                      Speaking of Joanne Yolles, I recently had an excellent banana coconut cream tart at Pangaea. It came with caramelized bananas, coconut sorbet, and mango puree. It was beautifully presented, but tasted even better than it looked!

                    2. hey PC makes some good stuff, I wouldn't doubt it... I find their stuff often to be BETTER than the better-known (marketed) brands