Haupia (Coconut Pudding)

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by marisk

Haupia is a local dessert served at our luaus. This was posted by J.Fisher in 'Hawaii / South Pacific for Visitors'. Cook and prep times are estimates.

Top Tweak by Riley B.

The coconut milk I usually get comes in cans that are 13.5oz, which is just shy of 2 cups, so in an effort to use the same ratios I modified the amounts of all the ingredients. 1 13.5oz can of coconut milk 6.75oz of whole milk 5 Tbs sugar 4 Tbs + 1 tsp cornstarch

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour one cup of coconut milk into a saucepan lover low heat.
  2. Combine sugar and cornstarch stirring into coconut milk, continuing on low heat stirring consistently until thickened.
  3. Add remaining coconut milk and whole milk and continue to heat until thickened.
  4. Pour into 8 inch square pan and chill until firm.
  5. Slice to desired size just before serving.

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