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Coconut/egg combo?

A girlfriend of mine always makes her eggs with coconut oil. The thought of coconut and egg grosses me out completely!! But apparently it's a very popular melding of flavors. Anyone do this?

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  1. Absolutely!

    Not just coconut oil, but I also mix desiccated coconut with egg and make pancake disks.

    1. Coconut flan and custard are delicious.

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      1. re: ipsedixit

        i thought of my favorite pie: coconut custard!

        1. re: alkapal

          Is coconut custard pie the same thing as coconut cream pie?

      2. Yep. Coconut oil is my cooking oil of choice.

        1. Kaya is a coconut egg jam from Singapore/Malaysia. Amazingly good stuff.

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          1. re: boogiebaby

            I keep meaning to try it and it's all over the place here (I'm currently in Malaysia, was in Singapore before that, so, uh, yeah). I think I'll just have to order the stuff and be done already. :)

            1. re: LMAshton

              Kaya toast, soft boiled egg with soy sauce and kopi. Breakfast of champions!

          2. Some coconut oils have no coconut taste, others do.

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            1. re: EWSflash

              you can buy refined organic coconut oil which has no flavor, but still all the bennies. i mostly use that since i don't like everything to taste like coconut. especially scrambled or fried eggs. yuk. coconut custard is something else entirely.

              1. re: hotoynoodle

                I feel like coconut custard or cream (like a creme brulee or a pie) is totally different than just making regular eggs in coconut. Dessert stuff sounds OK. Everything else sounds gross.

                1. re: schrutefarms

                  Sri Lankan curries are cooked in flavourful coconut oil and, I gotta tell you, they rank among the best food in the world to me. The coconut oil gives it a fantastic flavour that complements the rest of the dish.

                  1. re: LMAshton

                    I have such a weird thing with eggs…..I LOVE deviled eggs, hate most breakfast eggs (i.e. runny yolks) and get really weird about them in most dishes… I love quiche, but hate creme brulee…don't really like custard pies, but love panna cotta...