8 Coconut Milk Recipes

8 Coconut Milk Recipes

1. Thai Coconut Curry Hummus from A Spicy Perspective

With a bit of help from coconut milk, limes, and Thai basil, this hummus is way more fresh and flavorful than what you’d get at the supermarket. 

Get the recipe here.


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Sarah Bond via Live Eat Learn

2. Coconut Salted Date Caramel from Live Eat Learn

Normally, you need butter, cream, and sugar to make caramel. This recipe uses coconut milk to keep it dairy-free and dates to sweeten it up—and tastes like the real deal. 

Get the recipe here.


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Ali Ebright via Gimme Some Oven

3. Coconut Whipped Cream from Gimme Some Oven

When you always have a can of coconut milk on hand, you always have an easy way to make whipped cream too. 

Get the recipe here.


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Andrew Purcell; Carrie Purcell

4. Cherry Coconut Overnight Oats 

The beauty of overnight oats is that they’re infinitely riffable. Next time you’re in the mood to make them, try swapping coconut milk for whatever you normally use—you won’t regret it. 

Get the recipe here.


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Jessica Jones and Wendy Lopez via Food Heaven Made Easy

5. Coconut Rice Noodle Soup from Food Heaven Made Easy

This creamy coconut soup finds a way to be satisfying without any meat at all. The secret is in the beans, which further infuse the broth with a luxurious, silky texture. 

Get the recipe here


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Nik Manning via Lizee Angel

6. Curry Mushrooms and Coconut Grits from Lizee Angel

Classic grits are great, but grits made with coconut milk are just as good and dairy-free to boot. This dish would be nothing without the curry mushrooms, though, which deliver a satisfying spicy kick to complement the rich base below. 

Get the recipe here


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Tanya Harris via My Forking Life

7. Jamaican-Inspired Sweet Potato Pudding from My Forking Life

Cold or hot, summer or winter, there is no bad time of the year to make this sweet potato pudding. It’s light, airy, and delectable largely thanks to—you guessed it—coconut milk.

Get the recipe here


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Michelle Blackwood via Healthier Steps

8. Vegan Pineapple Coconut Donuts from Healthier Steps 

If you’ve ever wished a piña colada could be a donut, this recipe is exactly what you’re looking for. It’s also gluten-free and vegan, and you can make it entirely in the oven—no deep fryer necessary. 

Get the recipe here

Featured Image: Sommer Collier via A Spicy Perspective


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