Coconut rice pudding with raspberry sauce

This is such an easy dessert, and looks so pretty. It is soy free and of course vegan.

Coconut rice pudding with raspberry sauce

Serving Size: 4

Ingredients:

For the coconut rice pudding

  • 2 cups coconut cream
  • 6 tbs. risotto rice
  • 3 tbs. sugar
  • 4-5 heaping tbs. coconut flakes

for the raspberry sauce

  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1-2 tbs. sugar
  • 1 tsp. corn starch
  • 1/4 cup water

Directions:

To make the coconut rice pudding:
Heat the coconut cream in a saucepan until it comes to a boil.
Add the risotto, coconut flakes and sugar and stir until it once again comes to a boil.
Reduce the heat to simmer and cook covered, until the rice is cooked (about 30 minutes).
Check on the rice from time to time and give it a stir so that it doesn’t scorch on the bottom.

Meanwhile, put most of the berries in a 2nd sauce pan, add the water and sugar and bring to a boil.
Save a few of the prettiest berries as garnish and if you wish to mix in with the rice.

Coconut rice pudding with raspberry sauce

When the rice is cooked, spoon it into a mold or pretty glass. (it would be here that if you want berries mixed in, you should do so. Place the rice pudding in the refrigerator to chill until serving.

When the berries have cooked down, push them through a sieve to remove the seeds.
Take a bit of the berry juice and mix with the corn starch.
Return the berry juice to the sauce pan and add the corn starch, cook a few minutes until thickened.
Remove from the heat and allow to cool.

Coconut rice pudding with raspberry sauce

To serve, turn the molded coconut pudding out onto a plate, spoon some of the sauce over and garnish with a few pretty berries.