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Tembleque (Coconut Dessert)

Tembleque (Coconut Dessert)
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 4 hr 20 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2
cans (13.5 oz each) coconut milk
1/2
cup cornstarch
3/4
cup sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
teaspoon coconut extract
1/2
teaspoon cinnamon

Steps

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  • 1
    In blender, place all ingredients. Cover; blend on high speed 1 to 2 minutes or until smooth.
  • 2
    Pour into porcelain or stainless steel 2-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cook 6 to 10 minutes, stirring constantly with whisk, until mixture thickens.
  • 3
    Divide among six 6-oz custard cups or dessert bowls. Refrigerate 4 to 8 hours before serving. Sprinkle with cinnamon before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Garnish each with cinnamon stick or 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon.
  • For a thicker dessert, stir in cornstarch 1 tablespoon at a time when cooking the dessert.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
240
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
41%
Saturated Fat
24g
118%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
115mg
5%
Potassium
300mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
31g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Enjoy this delicious coconut pudding sprinkled with cinnamon – a wonderful dessert.

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