Chocolate Tembleque Custard

Chocolate Tembleque Custard

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15 min.
145 min.
12 Servings

Chocolate Tembleque Custard is a creamy and coconuty dessert custard. In this recipe, chocolate adds an extra flavor flourish. Top with toasted coconut and cut into squares to make a dessert that will please your family and friends.


  • 2 cans (13.5 fl. oz. each) coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablet (90 g) NESTLÉ ABUELITA Authentic Mexican Hot Chocolate Drink, chopped
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons coconut liqueur or coconut rum (optional)
  • 1 cup toasted flaked sweetened coconut
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MIX coconut milk, sweetened condensed milk and cornstarch in medium saucepan. Add Abuelita; heat mixture over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until it reaches a boil. Reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened; remove from heat and add coconut liqueur.

COOL at room temperature. Pour into 13 x 9-inch baking pan; refrigerate for 2 hours. Sprinkle with toasted coconut; cut into 2-inch squares and serve immediately.

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Rich, creamy, tasty!

The coconut milk in this recipe makes a very rich and creamy custard. We made it without the alcohol. The whole family loved it. Super easy to make, too!

- Judith from Not Chicago, IL

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/12 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 12

  • Amount Per Serving

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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