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Coconut pudding in glass dish topped with whipped cream and toasted coconut
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5 from 16 votes

Homemade Coconut Pudding

Creamy, flavorful, sweet and delicious this Homemade Coconut Pudding is super simple, made in one pan and whips up super quickly. Perfect breakfast, snack or dessert.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 358kcal


  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup + 3 Tbs sugar
  • 3 Tbs cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 eggs
  • 1 egg yolks
  • 2 Tbs butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp coconut extract
  • 1/2-3/4 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • Whipped topping optional
  • Toasted coconut optional


  • In large sauce pan add your milk, sugar, cornstarch, salt, egg and egg yolk.
  • Continuously whisk over medium high heat until thick and bubbly.
  • Remove from heat and whisk in butter, coconut extract and vanilla extract until butter is melted.
  • Place Saran Wrap over the top of pudding and place in refrigerator until cool.
  • Serve with toasted coconut and whipped topping.


Calories: 358kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 271mg | Potassium: 239mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Calcium: 153mg | Iron: 0.7mg