Coconut Cream Pie Parfaits with Blueberries

Coconut Cream Pie Parfaits with Blueberries

These delectable parfaits are made by layering coconut cream pie filling with graham cracker crust crumbs, blueberries and whipped cream. A deconstructed coconut cream pie with a bonus. Sometimes I forget just how good desserts like this can be. I get so caught up in baking cookies, cakes and brownies that other types of desserts… 

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Chocolate Chip Coconut Crunch Cake

Chocolate Chip Coconut Crunch Cake

Chocolate chips, coconut flakes and coconut milk come together to make this day-dreamy, unforgettable cake. It was love at first sight. One look at the toasty-coconut, chocolate-dotted topping and I was a complete goner. It was a vision I couldn’t erase from my mind. I had to make it immediately or do nothing else, even… 

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Chocolate Coconut Loaf Cake

Chocolate Coconut Loaf Cake

A rich chocolate loaf cake packed with chewy shreds of coconut and topped with a creamy chocolate frosting. A chocolate lover’s heaven. The chocolate comes from cocoa powder that gives it plenty of deep chocolate flavor. To bring in some more of the coconut flavor there’s also coconut milk in the batter and in the… 

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Coconut Shrimp with Spicy Orange Dipping Sauce

coconut shrimp with orange dipping sauce

Fried shrimp coated in coconut flakes and panko crumbs straight from the fryer make me slightly weak in the knees. Biting through the crusty coating into the steaming-hot, succulent shrimp trapped underneath makes me deliriously happy. The deceptively sweet orange marmalade sauce carries a surprise hint of heat that is a perfect counterbalance for all… 

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Coconut Custard Pots de Crème

Coconut Custard Pots de Creme

I am enmeshed in a sinfully-delicious love affair with baked custard or as the French call them pots de crème (poh duh KREHM). A love affair I hope never ends. Every time I have a few leftover egg yolks on hand my mind wanders to these charming little delights that are so easy to make… 

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