COCONUT QUINDIM



Author Notes: Quindim (pronounced keen-DEEN). Is a popular Brazilian baked dessert made from sugar, eggs and coconut. This baked Brazilian dessert has a creamy coconut set custard, similar to flan. It's delicious!!BrazilianFlairintheUSA

Makes: 1

Ingredients

  • 10 large egg yolks, at room temperature
  • 3.6 ounces shredded coconut
  • 200ml milliliters coconut milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 piece vanilla bean
  • Dash pinches salt
  • Butter for the mold
  • Sugar for the mold
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350F).
  2. In a bowl add the coconut milk into the shredded coconut to hydrate for 15 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients together using spatula.
  4. Tip the egg mixture into the baking pan.
  5. Place baking dish into a large tray filled approximately half way up with warm water -“water bath”.
  6. Move tray and baking dish to the oven and bake, cover it with foil , until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean – approximately 1:30 hours.
  7. Remove from oven and allow to come to a room temperature before turning out.
  8. Serve cold.

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