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Chocolate Coconut Cream Pudding is a creamy, dairy free, coconut cream dessert recipe with only 3 ingredients!
I am SO EXCITED to share this homemade coconut cream dessert and dairy free pudding with you all because it’s the easiest thing to make and it’s so delicious.
Next time you find yourself in need of desserts using coconut milk you have on hand, save this.
If you haven’t noticed, it’s quite the theme on BLT for making easy recipes with minimal ingredients that are easy – so why not add a quick coconut cream dessert recipe to the repertoire.
Coconut cream and chocolate is a match made in heaven – you MUST try this.
Plus, I’ve gotten some requests for desserts.
This is one of the best vegan chocolate desserts I’ve ever had or made.
This is one of my favorite desserts with coconut milk.
Coconut milk chocolate pudding is your end all be all.
As I’m sure was the case with many of us, I ate a lot of processed foods (ahem, Snackpacks) during my childhood.
But, these days, I try to minimize processed ingredients, like vegetable oil, hydrogenated soybean oil, corn starch, and other fillers and preservatives – when I can.
They’re not bad foods by any means – just don’t always make me feel great.
Especially when I’m feeding my daughter.
And, even more so, when you realize that canned coconut cream dessert recipes are so easy to make on your own – we’re using only 3 main ingredients!
Well, we’re using just THREE ingredients to make this no-bake dessert.
Yes, this canned coconut milk dessert recipe has three ingredients.
It’s one of the best uses for coconut cream.
I find that it’s the perfect vegan chocolate dessert or a mid-day answer to your sweet tooth.
It’s the easiest and tastiest of coconut milk desserts you can make at home.
Today is the day you try coconut whipped cream for this chocolate coconut cream – do not be intimidated!
The next time you find yourself wondering what to make with coconut cream, make this coconut cream pudding recipe.
This coconut milk pudding originally started as chocolate coconut whipped cream.
Then, I realized that the product was more like a pudding so here we are with a healthy chocolate pudding.
I then tasted it and decided this dairy free pudding recipe was pretty darn good and fell in love with it.
It would be a lovely addition to my quinoa apple crumble.
Today is the day YOU try coconut whipped pudding.
I know there’s a market for coconut milk dessert recipes.
For those who are dairy free, or are looking for dairy free coconut cream dessert recipe, this is for you.
I had to temporarily follow a dairy free diet in the beginning of my dairy free breastfeeding journey with Camryn.
I thought she had a milk allergy. Thankfully, she didn’t.
But, it still helps to have dairy free, coconut milk dessert recipe that is also a vegan chocolate pudding on hand.
You never know when you’re going to want or need chocolate!
While making cream out of canned coconut milk may seem intimidating, it’s not.
There’s really a sequence of steps to make a creamy, tasty coconut whipped cream.
To make coconut whipped cream, you’re simply using the creamy (not liquidy) part of canned (full-fat) coconut milk.
Coconut whipped cream is a fantastic alternative to dairy whipped cream and makes for the best desserts with coconut cream.
This post talks about 50+ uses for your canned coconut milk so there is always something you can do with it.
Here are the steps for making your own coconut milk whipped cream.
You can reserve the liquid for something else because we don’t need it for this coconut milk whipped cream.
I recommend keeping your mixers in the freezer to make things easier.
The coconut whipped cream is the labor intensive part!
As you mix, the mixture will start to see some peaks and the coconut milk will begin to look more like whipped cream.
Keep mixing for a pudding-like consistency.
Your quick coconut milk dessert is almost ready!
Make sure to taste it to see if you want it sweeter or less sweet.
Or, if you’re going for a vegan vanilla pudding, add a touch of vanilla extract or vanilla beans.
Who knew you could make such delicious canned coconut cream recipes for dessert so easily?
This is my go to for recipes using coconut cream.
Coconut water is great in smoothies and has natural electrolytes, which are so important for hydration, especially in this hot weather.
Not only do they provide a necessary crunch, but they are full of antioxidants, fiber and healthy fats!
A similar chocolate pudding like recipe I love is cherry chocolate chia pudding. Use almond, coconut or soy milk to make it a dairy free pudding and add a fruity spin to your vegan chocolate pudding.
Or, if you’re more of a tropical person, try this banana chia seed pudding.
Note: This recipe was originally published in August, 2016. Photos and text have been updated as of July, 2019.
You may want to let your can sit out for 10 minutes after taking it out of the fridge.
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So, you tell me:
Were you a Snackpacks fan?
Do you always lick the mixers after mixing?