Tembleque (Puerto Rican Style Coconut Pudding)

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by chef FIFI

This is one of the recipes that remind me of my childhood. This pudding is a very common Puerto Rican dessert. To describe it I would say that is a creamy coconut pudding, topped with cinnamon and delicious.

Top Review by ro.2608

I live in Puerto rico and this is a local favorite. Taste just like how they make it here. I used coconut milk instead of regular milk though, and a bit less sugar. Yummy!!! Worth a try.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan combine milk and cream of coconut,corn starch,vanilla and sugar mix very well.
  2. Stir constantly on medium high until mixture begins to boil and gets thick.
  3. Let boil a couple more minutes still keep stirring, then you can either pour into individual dessert cups or a mold.
  4. Let cool on tabletop, then refrigerate.
  5. Top with garnish.
  6. Enjoy!

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