Coconut quindim

Coconut quindim

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(1 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 30 mins plus chilling

Easy

Makes 4 small cakes
A baked Brazilian dessert with creamy coconut set custard, similar to flan

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal471
  • fat35g
  • saturates22g
  • carbs28g
  • sugars27g
  • fibre3g
  • protein9g
  • salt0.1g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp soft butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 10 egg yolks
  • 100g caster sugar, plus extra for coating
  • 300ml coconut milk
    Coconut milk in a glass, with half a coconut

    Coconut milk

    ko-ko-nut mill-k

    Coconut milk is not the slightly opaque liquid that flows from a freshly opened coconut –…

  • 50g desiccated coconut
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Method

  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Rub 4 ramekins, about 175ml capacity, or dariole moulds liberally with the soft butter. Sprinkle with the caster sugar to coat.

  2. In a medium bowl, press the egg yolks through a wire sieve and mix with the coconut milk, sugar, coconut and vanilla. Pour into ramekins and place in a large roasting tin in the oven.

  3. Pour water into the roasting tin to three-quarters up the ramekins so it acts like a bain marie or water bath for the quindim. Bake for 30-35 mins until the tops are golden. Take the ramekins out of the water and leave to cool for 5 mins.

  4. Chill for 4 hrs and then run a knife around the edge. Place a plate on top and turn out the quindims to serve.

You may also like

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
amp1043's picture
amp1043
27th Jun, 2014
3.8
Made this exactly as described in the recipe and very happy with the results. Now I have 10 eggs whites to use up...
kian0910
5th Aug, 2016
Make the coconut tuilles also featured on this page in "Alternative Recipes", that'll use some of them !
amp1043's picture
amp1043
27th Jun, 2014
3.8
Made this exactly as the recipe and very happy with the result. Now I have 10 egg whites to use up...
veronicamp
10th Aug, 2016
I say make Pavlova....but at the very least make a merangue , ,with 10 eggs you could make 2 Merangues yummy..
Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.