Recipe by Bill Butler
Po'e (POH-eh) is a popular fruit pudding found at all traditional Tahitian tamara'a barbeques.
- 6 -8 ripe bananas, peeled and cut into chunks
- 1⁄2 cup brown sugar
- 1 cup arrowroot or 1 cup cornstarch
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 1 cup coconut cream
Directions See How It's Made
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- Puree the bananas in a blender or food processor. It should yield 4 cups.
- Mix the brown sugar and arrowroot or cornstarch together. Add in the vanilla and combine with the bananas and process well. There should not be any lumps of starch. Adjust the sugar to your liking.
- Pour the mix in a buttered 2-quart baking dish.
- Bake for 30-45 minutes, or until the pudding is firm and bubbling.
- Remove from oven and allow to cool. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until well chilled.
- Once chilled, cut into cubes and place them into a large serving bowl or in individual bowls.
- Top with a dollop of coconut cream and a little more brown sugar and serve.