Coconut Crunch Pudding Parfaits

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Bobbiann

Delicious and not too sweet. You may use spelt flour as an alternative to wheat, and honey and sucanat instead of sugar. Instructions are long, but not too difficult.

Top Review by gailanng

Ate a lot and must have misplaced my will power. Where did it go? Made for Alphabet Soup Tag.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Coconut Crunch: Combine flour and brown sugar in medium bowl. Cut in margarine until crumbly. Add coconut. Rub mixture until no lumps of margarine remain. Turn into ungreased 9x9 pan.
  2. Bake at 400ºF for about 20 minutes, stirring with fork every 5 minutes, until golden. Stir to break up large clumps. Cool. Makes 1 1/3 cups crunch.
  3. Coconut Custard: Microwave milk (and honey, if using) in glass bowl for 3 minutes, or until very hot but not boiling.
  4. Combine flour, cornstarch, sugar (if using) and salt in small bowl. Gradually stir in half-and-half (or blend) until smooth. Slowly stir into milk. Microwave until boiling and thickened (about 4-5 minutes) stirring at least every minute.
  5. Combine some of milk mixture with egg yolks. Mix well. Stir into milk mixture. Cook 1-2 minutes more until thickened.
  6. Stir in margarine, coconut and flavouring. Cover with plastic wrap directly on surface to prevent skin forming. Cool. Makes 2 1/3 cups custard.
  7. Layer custard and crunch several times in parfait glasses, ending with crunch.

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