Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

For a more authentic haupia using fresh coconut try this recipe. Cook and prep times are estimates...times may be way off. Figured squeezing milk out of coconut must take a long time...:)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pour boiling water over grated coconut and let stand 15 minutes.
  2. Strain through pot strainer cloth or cheesecloth of at least double thickness, twisting cloth and squeeze out as much milk as possible.
  3. If this does not yield 3 cups milk, pour more boiling water over the coconut and squeeze through cloth again until you get the 3 cups.
  4. Mix cornstarch, sugar, salt and coconut milk and boil.
  5. Stir constantly until thickened and free of lumps, using whisk.
  6. Pour into shallow pan and let cool. Refrigerate to set.

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