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Pineapple Haupia

Sweet Hawaiian Fruit Dessert

GMA Recipes Dessert
Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Try this recipe for Hawaiian-Inspired Pineapple Haupia from Sam Choy's Kitchen to yours.


  • 6 cups canned coconut milk (or fresh)
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple
  • Cooking Directions

    Drain pineapple, squeeze out excess liquid and set aside.

    Combine coconut milk, cornstarch, sugar and salt.

    Stir until cornstarch is dissolved.

    Cook on medium heat, stirring constantly, until it reaches the boiling point, then reduce to low.

    When it begins to thicken, add the pineapple and mix well.

    Pour into individual dessert bowls or sorbet glasses and serve either warm or cold, topped with whipped cream.

    To serve cold, chill for at least one hour.

    Sam Choy's Kitchen, Copyright 1999.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: pineapple, coconut milk

    Course: Dessert

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