Puerto Rican Coconut Pudding
Total TimePrep: 5 min. Cook: 15 min. + cooling
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup cornstarch
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 cans (13.66 ounces each) coconut milk
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt. Add milk; stir until smooth. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Cook and stir 1-2 minutes longer or until thickened.
- Remove from the heat; pour into dessert dishes. Cool slightly. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. Just before serving, sprinkle with cinnamon.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 286 calories, 21g fat (18g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 161mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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Mar 17, 2016
Absolutely delicious! My husband liked it so well, I made it twice in one day! I have never made pudding from scratch before but it couldn't be simpler, especially with only five ingredients. This pudding is thicker than the pudding you make using a store-bought mix, perhaps because of the thicker consistency of the coconut milk. The next time I make it, I think I will add some toasted flaked coconut on top. It would make a very elegant end to a special meal but is simple enough for any weeknight dinner. As an added bonus, our kitchen smells fabulous!
Oct 10, 2012
Very good. My mother grew up in Puerto Rico and loves this.