Luscious Chocolate Coconut Pudding

Lindsey McCue

By
@lynz39

This pudding is divine!! So rich, creamy and chocolatey you will LOVE it!

The name is a little deceiving because it does not have a strong coconut flavor at all, so if you wanted to taste coconut I recommend using a splash of coconut extract!

Top with some homemade whipped cream and toasted coconut and your in heaven!


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Ingredients

1
14oz can unsweetened coconut milk (divided)
3 Tbsp
sugar
2 Tbsp
coconut cream, mixed well(optional)
pinch of salt
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
3 Tbsp
unsweetened cocoa powder
1
3.5 oz bar semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
1 tsp
vanilla
toasted or sweetened coconut flakes (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Shake up or stir the coconut milk really well. In a heavy saucepan heat 1 1/4 c. coconut milk, sugar, coconut cream, and salt on low until it just starts to simmer.
2
While that is heating, in a separate bowl whisk together remaining coconut milk, cornstarch, and cocoa powder until well combined.
3
When the milk and cream mixture begins to simmer take about 1/4 c. and whisk it little by little into the cornstarch mixture.
4
Turn burner down to the lowest setting. While continuously whisking, slowly pour the cornstarch mixture into the simmering coconut milk mixture.
5
Keep whisking until the pudding comes back up to a simmer or starts to thicken up a bit. About a minute or two.
6
Remove the pudding from the heat but keep whisking. Whisk in chocolate and vanilla and keep stirring until the pudding is smooth.
7
Pour pudding into a serving dish and cover with plastic wrap, lightly pressing the top of it against the surface of the pudding to prevent a skin forming. Place in refrigerator to chill. Or serve warm.
8
Stir well and serve with a dollop of whipped cream and sprinkled with toasted coconut flakes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings, Chocolate