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Tapioca Pudding with Persimmon Jam

The combination of tapioca and coconut milk with a topping of fruit jam or coulis is a common dish.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Desserts
Cuisine International
Servings 6 people
Calories 264 kcal

EQUIPMENT (click pictures for details)

Tumbler glass



  • Bring water to the boil, add the dried tapioca pearls, stir and bring to the boil again.
    tapioca pearls
  • Keep stirring occasionally as tapioca sticks easily, reduce the heat and simmer to cook the tapioca pearls for 20 minutes.
    tapioca pearls boiling
  • When the tapioca pearls are translucent, rinse them under cold water and drain.
    tapioca pearls sieving
  • Cook the coconut milk with the sugar and a pinch of salt for 5 minutes.
    tapioca pudding preparation
  • Add the cooked tapioca pearls into the coconut milk, stir to combine and cook for another 5 minutes.
    tapioca pearls mixing in coconut milk
  • Divide the coconut tapioca pearls into the dessert glasses and top with the persimmon jam. Cover with another layer of coconut tapioca and finish with the persimmon jam.
    tapioca pudding plating
  • Refrigerate the pudding for 2 hours before serving.
    tapioca pudding photograph

Nutrition for 1 portion

Calories: 264kcalCarbohydrates: 48gProtein: 2gFat: 9gSodium: 31mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin C: 55mgCalcium: 38mgIron: 4mg
Keyword jam, persimmon, pudding, tapioca, tapioca pearls
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