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Coconut Porter Paletas with Toasted Coconut & Lime

July 20, 2015
5 Ratings
Photo by Mark Weinberg
  • Makes 4-6
Author Notes

I love beer and I love incorporating it into my cooking. This is a simple recipe that is perfect for summer! —Jenny Goycochea

What You'll Need
  • 1 cup shredded coconut, unsweetened
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 vanilla bean, seeds removed
  • 1/2 cup porter (such as Breckenridge Vanilla Porter), stout or brown ale
  • 14 ounces coconut milk (full fat)
  • 1 lime, juice and zest
  • 1 cup sugar
  1. Preheat an oven to 375° F. Spread coconut out on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and toast for 5 minutes until lightly golden brown.
  2. Heat cream in a sauce pot til the edges are bubbling, then remove from heat. Add vanilla bean seeds and pod and 1/2 cup of toasted coconut to the cream and let cool. Remove the vanilla bean pod and discard.
  3. Mix the cream with the beer, coconut milk, lime juice and zest, and sugar until smooth. Pour into popsicle molds and freeze until solid.

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