Coconut Rice Pudding

Serves 4

Prep Time 5 min

Cook Time 25 min


  • 2/3 cup (150g) medium grain (Calrose) rice
  • 1 cup (250ml) milk
  • 1 cup (250ml) coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence or vanilla extract
  • 100ml water
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ½ cup Creative Gourmet Frozen Coconut, defrosted
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon powder
  • 4 tablespoons honey


  1. Shred Creative Gourmet Frozen Coconut in a blender or food processor.
  2. Combine the rice, milk, coconut milk, vanilla essence and 100ml of water in a saucepan.
  3. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer, stirring often for 15-20 minutes (If necessary, add a few more tablespoons of water to the mixture if it looks like it’s drying out) until tender.
  4. Stir in the sugar and butter for 1 minute. Allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  5. Pour into glasses and place in the fridge until it sets, about 30 minutes.
  6. Serve topped with a drizzle of honey and a dust of cinnamon.

You can serve this warm or cold.

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