Recipe courtesy of Pepper Teigen

Pepper’s Corn Dessert

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings



  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the corn and cook until just tender, about 3 minutes. Remove the corn from the water and set aside to cool, 15 to 30 minutes.
  2. Add the cream top of the coconut milk to a small saucepan. Bring to a low boil then reduce to a simmer. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until reduced by half, about 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, grate the coconut with a box grater. When the corn is cool enough to handle, remove the kernels and add to a large bowl. Sprinkle with sugar and half of the reduced coconut cream. Add the grated coconut. Stir to combine. Serve in a banana leaf boat.