Coconut Dream Dessert

Total Time:
2 hr 20 min
10 min
Inactive Prep:
2 hr
10 min
8 servings


  • 1/2 cup coconut rum
  • 2 teaspoons gelatin
  • 2 cups fresh whipping cream
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) butter
  • 4 cups unsweetened grated coconut


Mix the rum and gelatin together. Set aside. Whip the cream until fluffy, while adding the coconut milk and the rum/gelatin mixture. Refrigerate for 2 hours in individual serving bowls or coconuts that are cut in half.

Melt the brown sugar and butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the grated coconut and stir together until blended and caramelized. Sprinkle on top of the dessert.

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