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Sticky Rice and Mango

Whenever I go out for Thai food and the last of the creamy coconut flavored sticky goodness is gone , I fret !! Now I can enjoy it anytime !!

Whenever I go out for Thai food and the last of the creamy coconut flavored sticky goodness is gone, I fret !! Now I can enjoy it anytime !!

Soak together for 45 minutes:

1 cup sticky rice

1 teaspoon sea salt

1/2 cup coconut milk

1 cup water



3 tablespoons brown sugar

1/2 can coconut milk

Gently bring to a boil then cover and cook on low for 15-20 minutes.

Let sit for a bit before serving. Taste for desired sweetness and saltiness.Add more if you like.

In a separate pan

heat 1/4 cup coconut milk

3 tablespoons brown sugar

Serve warm:

One scoop sticky rice on each plate top with

Sliced mango

Pour  sauce over each portion of sticky rice and mango.

Sprinkle with toasted Sesami seeds.


Cocoa Coconut Cake

This recipe can easily be converted into the “ Perfect Chocolate Cake.” Inspired by Hersheys Cocoa Recipes, just replace the coconut milk with whole milk and leave out the coconut essence. You’ll be just as happy.

Preheat oven 180c/350f

2     8”or 9”  round cake pans- greased and floured

2 cups sugar


¾ Midnight Red Cocoa Powder or Hersheys Cocoa Powder

1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

11/2 teaspoons baking soda

1 heaping teaspoon sea salt

2 eggs

1 cup coconut milk

1 drop coconut essence

½ cup vegetable oil

1teaspoon vanilla

1 cup boiling water

In a medium bowl , combine sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder , baking soda, and salt.

Add eggs, coconut milk , coconut essence, vegetable oil,  and vanilla.

Beat together for 2 minutes.

Stir in boiling water.

Pour into cake pans.

Bake for 30 minutes

Test with a wooden skewer, when it comes out clean cake is done.

Coconut Chocolate Icing

1 stick butter(1/2 cup) -melted

2/3 cup midnight red cocoa powder

1 teaspoon Vanilla

1 drop coconut essence

1/3 cup cream

2-3 cups  Icing or Confectionary Sugar

In a med bowl  using a whisk,

Combine butter and cocoa powder. Add vanilla and coconut essence.

In small increments, alternate icing sugar and cream , beat well after each addition.Whisk until smooth.

Frost cake and enjoy !