Haupia (Hawaiian Coconut Pudding)
|12 ounces coconut milk (canned is okay)
5 Tbs sugar
5 Tbs cornstarch
1 1/2 cups water
Note: if you can only find coconut milk in 16 oz. cans, just reduce the amount of water by 1/2 cup.
|Bring coconut milk to a boil on low heat.
In a separate bowl, combine cornstarch and sugar. Add water and mix well. Add this mixture to the coconut milk. Continue to cook over medium heart stirring constantly with a whisk. Continue stirring until pudding becomes thick and somewhat translucent. Pour into an 8″ x 8″ or similar size baking dish. Allow to chill until firm. cut into 2″ squares. Makes about 16 squares. A special treat from Hawaii