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Haupia

Haupia


Overview

Sweet coconut cream custard cubes are a favorite Alii Luau dessert and with no gluten or lactose, it is excellent for those with dietary restrictions.

Yield:1 standard 9 x 13 baking pan

Ingredients

  • Coconut Milk, 2 each 16 oz cans
  • Water, 3 cups
  • Cornstarch, 1.5 cups (measure carefully – do not estimate)
  • Sugar, 1 cup

Instructions

  1. Mix 2 cups water with cornstarch. Set aside.
  2. Bring coconut milk, sugar and remaining water to a rolling boil on high heat.
  3. Pour cornstarch mixture into boiling coconut milk and cook till mixture thickens, blending with a whip.
  4. When mixture is smooth and thick pour into a clean baking tray.
  5. Cool to room temperature, then chill until cold.
  6. Cut into 1-inch squares.
  7. Serve on ti leaf lined trays

Variation: Use bottled juice in place of water. A good suggestion is V8 Splash Tropical Colada Smoothies (49 oz).

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