Cool and delicious and so easy . . .
It is a traditional Navidad dessert
Step by step pictures . . .
4 cups coconut milk
½ cup of cornstarch
2/3 cup of sugar
½ tsp. salt
1 tblsp. orange blossom water (optional)
In a saucepan dissolve cornstarch in 1/4 cup coconut milk.
Once dissolved add the rest of the coconut milk, sugar, and salt.
Cook at medium-high heat stirring constantly!
As it thickens, lower heat until it boils thick.
If you cook it too long after it gets
thick it might get lumpy. If that happens just take it off the burner
and continue stirring vigorously until all lumps are gone.
Pour right away into wet glass dish, pan or molds. This one is an
odd size 10 x 8 inches. (13 x 9 is too big and the squares will be
Cool, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 4hours.
Sprinkle with cinnamon and carefully separate the tembleque from the
mold and slice it into squares using a wet knife.
Really there is nothing to it. That's it . . .
Makes about 12 servings.