Recipe courtesy of Teiva Tepare

Coconut Dream Dessert

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 2 hr 20 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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1/2 cup coconut rum

2 teaspoons gelatin

2 cups fresh whipping cream

2 cups coconut milk

1 cup brown sugar

1/2 stick (1/4 cup) butter

4 cups unsweetened grated coconut


  1. Mix the rum and gelatin together. Set aside. Whip the cream until fluffy, while adding the coconut milk and the rum/gelatin mixture. Refrigerate for 2 hours in individual serving bowls or coconuts that are cut in half. 
  2. Melt the brown sugar and butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the grated coconut and stir together until blended and caramelized. Sprinkle on top of the dessert.