Go Back
+ servings

Homemade Coconut Pudding

This homemade Coconut Pudding recipe is creamy, sweet, delicious and so easy to make. Coconut pudding is so easy to make and once you make homemade pudding you will never go back to the boxed stuff!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword coconut pudding recipe, Homemade Coconut Pudding, Homemade Coconut Pudding recipe, how to make coconut pudding
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Cool time 2 hours
Servings 6
Calories 188kcal
Author Lauren


  • 2 ½ cups whole milk
  • ½ cup granulated white sugar
  • ¼ cup corn starch
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter


  • In a small pot, whisk together the milk, sugar, and cornstarch. Place the pot over medium heat and cook until the mixture has thickened. Making sure to keep stirring to prevent the mixture from burning.
  • Place your egg yolks into a medium mixing bowl. Once the mixture has thickened, slowly whisk about ½ cup of the milk mixture into the egg yolks. Whisk the egg yolk mixture into the milk mixture.
  • Return the milk mixture to medium heat and cook the mixture For just one minute.
  • Remove the pudding from the heat and stir in the coconut exttract and butter. Whisk until the butter is well incorporated.
  • Pour the mixture into your serving bowl, cover the surface with plastic wrap, and make sure the plastic touches the pudding so it doesn’t form a film.
  • Chill for 2 hours minimum.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 64mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 310IU | Calcium: 124mg | Iron: 1mg