Coconut milk

Coconut milk recipes

Creamy canned coconut milk is a great storecupboard ingredient to cook with. Use it in bakes and desserts, or to cool and mellow spicy curries. 

30 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This simple traybake is inspired by one of our favourite brews - chai. Spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom, this moist coconut sponge is the perfect accompaniment to a cuppa

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A dazzling dessert with bourbon biscuit base, caramel layer, creamy coconut topping and banana toffee

1 hr and 30 mins
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34 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Add some spice and character to aubergines with this sumptuous curry

40 mins
Easy
10 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A make-ahead basmati side dish with mild coconut flavours. Delicious served alongside curries at a party

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

This creamy coconut cocktail, with vanilla vodka and warming nutmeg, is a perfect Christmas party tipple - serve in mini milk bottles with a chocolate wafer straw

5 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Asian food needn't be complicated - this simple soup is made in just one bowl, too

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This tropical shake with creamy coconut yogurt, mango and passion fruit is dairy and soya free

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
48 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Sarah Randell serves up a summer one pot with big Thai flavours - great for relaxed entertaining

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
63 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Take five ingredients and whip up this quick, healthy, vegetarian curry

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Pretty as a picture, five ingredients, dairy-free and delicous – what more could you want from a dessert?

25 mins
Easy
1 rating 1.0 out of 5 star rating

Pack a triple hit of coconut into this exotic homemade iced treat, which can be made with or without an ice cream maker

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
26 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Get a taste of Thai with this quick and easy noodle soup cooked all in one pan

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

An unashamedly rich and creamy chicken, coconut and lemongrass Thai dish - which you can make ahead and freeze

40 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Simple bowl food like this spicy soup is just what you need after a long day

25 mins
Easy
42 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This quick meal for one is the perfect way to warm up an evening

18 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This vegetarian meal in a bowl shows how something delicious can be made from mostly storecupboard ingredients

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
41 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This light vegetarian soup is enriched with creamy coconut milk and packed with nutritious ingredients like ginger, spinach and limes

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Fresh lime juice cuts through creamy coconut milk in these grown-up iced treats - top with toasted desiccated coconut for a finishing touch

10 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
26 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This Indian-style chicken will go well with basmati rice, naan bread or even rice noodles

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

With flavours straight from Thailand, this is a wonderfully fresh way to end a celebratory meal

24 hrs
Easy
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Make comforting porridge even more creamy with coconut milk. Stew oranges and cranberries for the topping, then sprinkle on toasted coconut

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
121 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Want to use up the cans cluttering up your cupboards? This satisfying veggie chickpea curry is made in four easy steps and counts as three of your five-a-day

55 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

These bananas make the ultimate sticky, sweet finale to a Thai-style meal

20 mins
Easy
145 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of autumn's harvest with this warming, seasonal soup

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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