Coconut Polenta Pudding

Coconut Polenta Pudding

Very rich, very filling, VERY yummy and very easy to make.

4 cups milk (half coconut cream + half water)
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup polenta
1/4 cup raisins
1 tsp vanilla essence

Chopped walnuts
¼ tsp coconut essence

If baking, can add the following additions:
1 Large Apple
1 1/2 tsp Maple Syrup
3 tsp Caster Sugar
1/2 tsp Cinnamon


  1. Prepare 20cm tin.  Heat milk, sugar and rind in a saucepan.
  2. Bring almost to the boil, remove from heat and whisk in polenta and add raisins and walnuts.
  3. Return to heat, lower heat and continue to stir until thickens, add coconut essence (1/4 tsp, optional), and vanilla essence.
  4. Then, spoon into tin, top with sliced apple, pour over syrup. Sprinkle over extra sugar (optional), sprinkle with the cinnamon.
  5. Bake in moderate oven for 35 minutes, or until apple is tender.
    Spoon into dessert bowl, sprinkle with coconut and add a piece of fruit.