READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by l0ve2c00k

This desert is typically served during Christmas time. Personally, I never wait that long to have this yummy coco-nutty desert.

Top Review by piranhabriana

I give this 10 stars for flavor, but 1 star for texture. It was so yummy but I just couldn't get past the texture. There has to be a way to get that cornstarch to not lump up...

UPDATE: I put all ingredients in my stand mixer and mixed at top speed for 2 minutes then put in saucepan and heated to boiling stirring constantly. It takes very little time to thicken perfectly and NO LUMPS!! :-)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan dissolve cornstarch in 1/4 cup coconut milk.
  2. Once dissolved add the rest of the coconut milk, sugar, and salt.
  3. Cook at medium-high heat stirring constantly!
  4. As it thickens, lower heat until it boils thick.
  5. Pour right away into wet molds, pans or cups.
  6. Cool and then cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  7. Carefully separate the tembleque from the mold using a knife.
  8. Turn it over unto a dish. Sprinkle with cinnamon.

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