You HAVE to Try These 16 Fun and Exciting Coconut Cream Desserts!
Coconut is a great way to add some tropical flair and subtle sweetness to a number of desserts, so it’s no surprise that coconut cream is a popular ingredient for dessert making. Plus, coconut milk and coconut cream alike are often used in place of other dairy products to make desserts like ice cream, making it a versatile food item.
If you’re a coconut and/or coconut cream fan and you’re looking for some great desserts with coconut cream as an ingredient, you’re in luck! Come with us as we take a look at our top picks for some fun and exciting coconut cream desserts to try!
Coconut Cream Lush
If you’re looking for a cool, creamy, coconutty dessert to bring to the family picnic, then you really need to try your hand at making a Coconut Cream Lush! This is a single-pan dessert, and you can choose whether you want to do a baked or no-bake crust! Along with the coconut pudding layer and a sweetened cream cheese layer, you also have either the baked pecan crust or the no-bake graham cracker crust. Top with whipped cream and toasted shredded coconut and watch the crowd go wild!
Coconut Cream Cookies
Did you know that you can use coconut cream to make chocolate chip cookies? Well, now you do! This recipe yields some soft and delicious chocolate chip cookies, so give it a try for yourself!
Chocolate Matcha Coconut Cups
Here’s a different way to use your coconut cream! These cups are made to be rich, bite-sized, dark chocolate delights filled with a luscious matcha coconut cream.
Easy Berry Lemon Cream Parfaits, Low-Carb
This is another low-carb dessert with coconut cream making it a vegan and dairy-free option. For the fruit compote that goes with it, you can use any sort of berry jam you like to go with the fresh blueberries, the coconut cream, and lemon combination, and the granola nut topping makes this a tart, creamy, light dessert that is sure to please any lemon and berry lover!
This coconut cream dessert is somewhere between a beverage and a dessert, as it is more like afloat. Made with orange soda and coconut cream, you get a tasty treat that is described as a tropical orange cream soda.
Coconut Cream Candy
If you love homemade candy, coconut cream, and dark chocolate, then this is a recipe you’re going to want to try! This unique, creamy candy also includes macadamia nuts, vanilla extract, and coconut oil.
Low-Carb Dairy-Free Chocolate Ice Cream
As you can see, coconut cream is used quite a bit as a substitute for dairy products in order to make ice cream, and chocolate ice cream is certainly no exception! Get your chocolate ice cream fix without the dairy issues and without the guilt of a ton of carbs!
Super Rich Hot Chocolate With Coconut Cream
Have you ever thought about using coconut cream to make your hot chocolate even richer? First, you start by making or warming your coconut cream, then add whole milk and chocolate chips for a more rich hot chocolate than you have ever experienced before!
Coconut Cream Oatmeal Bites
Make this uniquely delicious dessert with coconut cream, hazelnuts, coconut flour, vanilla, oats, and honey. However, it could also be considered as a breakfast option, or a quick to-go snack for a natural boost of energy.
Five-Minute Magic Cookie Bars
Make these awesome cookie bars low-carb and crust-less with this Keto-friendly recipe that uses coconut cream instead of sweetened condensed milk, plus only four other ingredients!
Low-Carb No-Churn Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream
This recipe is another more healthy dessert alternative that is sugar-free. Rich, creamy, and oh-so-decadent, you would never think it’s actually a healthier dessert! Coconut cream, cream cheese, and fresh strawberries are the key components that make this no-churn delight.
Passionfruit and Coconut Cream Parfait
Another great summer treat, this cool and creamy, fruity delight is sure to please a number of taste buds! Layer passionfruit, praline bits, and coconut cream to achieve this beautiful creamy, yet light dessert that is anything but boring!
Coconut and Ginger Cheesecake
For the cheesecake and coconut lovers out there, we think you’re really going to like this one! A gingersnap cookie and shredded coconut crust hold the coconut cream and cream cheese filling, and the candied ginger topping all come together for a sweet, yet tangy dessert that no one will soon forget.
Healthier Coconut Cream Tiramisu
If you love tiramisu but are watching your diet, check this coconut cream option out! This recipe calls for coconut cream, mascarpone cheese, Kahlua, ladyfingers, and cinnamon, giving you a healthier way to make the tiramisu you crave.
Three Ingredient Double Chocolate Mousse
This is a healthier alternative if you’re craving chocolate mousse, but you’re needing to watch what you eat. This no egg, no dairy mousse is made with coconut cream, a good natural sweetener, and you can either opt for sugar-free or chocolate such as Lindt 70 percent. Either way, you’re saving a lot of calories and still getting a delicious chocolate mousse out of the deal!
Strawberries and Coconut Cream
This is a super simple, yet deliciously decadent dessert that only requires coconut cream, fresh sliced strawberries, and an optional mint leaf for garnish! Serve in a nice glass for an extra bit of flair at a backyard pool party or summer barbecue.
Try Making Some Desserts with Coconut Cream for Yourself!
If you’re a coconut cream lover, we hope that you found some awesome recipes from our list that you want to try, and we encourage you to look for even more coconut cream desserts to expand your culinary know-how.