“This is a common recipe from the Cook Islands. Mashed pawpaw, or banana, is combined with starch, baked, then dipped in coconut cream (either sweetened or not).”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup starch (cornstarch, arrowroot, potato starch)
  • 2 cups pawpaw or 2 cups bananas, mashed
  • 1 (15 ounce) can coconut cream (sweetened or unsweetened)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F; grease a square baking dish.
  2. Combine the mashed fruit and the starch until smooth; add 1/4 cup coconut cream and mix well.
  3. Pour the mixture into a greased baking dish and bake for 30 minutes (it will be like a pudding).
  4. Meanwhile, warm the remaining coconut cream in a saucepan and heat until thickened and will coat the back of a spoon.
  5. Let baked pudding cool to warm and dip spoonfuls into the thickened coconut cream before placing in serving bowls.
  6. Serve warm.

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