Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Coconut Raisin Rice Parfait Summer Dessert Recipe

Summer is a great time to make light, refreshing desserts. One favorite is a parfait which is a treat that can have several layers with fruit and whipped cream. Who's in for such a treat? This coconut raisin rice parfait is a healthier option because it is made with coconut milk. You can lighten it up even more using your favorite healthier ingredients. What is your favorite summer dessert recipe?



Coconut Raisin Rice Parfait

Ingredients

1 box of Nueva Cocina Coconut Raisin Rice
1 cup of unsweetened coconut milk
1 cup of cream of coconut
1 tablespoon of butter
1 tub of gluten-free pudding (you can also cook the instant kind)

Directions

1-Whipped cream (you can use Cool Whip or make your own with heavy whipping cream)
2-Follow the directions on the Nueva Cocina box to cook the Coconut Raisin Rice.  
3-Once cooked, add 1 cup of cream of coconut, 1 cup of the unsweetened coconut milk and 1 tablespoon of butter.  
4-Cook on low heat until liquid is absorbed and rice has a thick and creamy consistency, approximately 20 minutes.  
5-Remove from heat and refrigerate covered for at least an hour.  
6-When ready to serve, spoon a layer of pudding into a wine glass, then add a layer of the rice mixture.  Continue to build your layers and top it off with whipped cream.  
7-Garnish with toasted coconut and/or fruit of your choice.



More Summer Recipes

Best Ever Buckeye Brownies
Bumbleberry Summer Sundae Recipe
Creamy Fudge Pie
Green Grape Spritzer
Fire and Ice Cream
Affogato Summer Drink
Breakfast Break of Day Berry Parfait 
Skinny Cupcakes
Bamboola -frozen drink & perfect for hot summer parties

Bonus Healthy Dessert Recipe

The above photo is my go to summer treat. Take 1 cup of Vanilla Greek Yogurt and top with 1/2 cup to 1 cup of your favorite fruit. It is that easy and full of protein and healthy carbs. 


1 comment:

Dawn @ Pin-n-Tell said...

This is such a unique and yummy creation. I can't wait to try it :)

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